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Recent news from the Department of Psychology

Students hold a banner that reads, "Nevada has Pack PRIDE!" at the annual Pride parade in downtown Reno. Many people are dressed in rainbow UNR t-shirts.

How can people who are part of the LGBTQ+ community boost their resilience?

Those who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community can use several techniques to boost their resilience in the face of discrimination

Several Poggendorff triangles in blue and purple on a gray background. The Poggendorff triangles are two triangles that appear to share an edge.

Psychology professor’s illusion in top ten for Best Illusion Contest

Vote for the illusion Gideon Caplovitz created with his two daughters by May 27

"I think the deep message of our work is that every voice matters."

Cultural evolution and its applications explored in new PNAS publication

Foundation Professor of Psychology Steven C. Hayes collaborates on new research highlighting the value of prosocial behavior at the individual and group level