Stimulant medications for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder cause sleep problems among the children who take them, a new study from UNL researchers concludes. Psychology doctoral student Katie Kidwell is the study's lead author.
A 1994 alumnus of UNL's psychology department is at the forefront of new research that could revolutionize the treatment of schizophrenia in the United States.
Four emerging UNL scholars have joined the ranks of Nobel Prize winners and a Google co-founder by earning the longest-running fellowship available to U.S. graduate students. The scholars — (from left) Tasneem Bouzid, Abigail Riemer, William Jamieson and Tyler Corey — each received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
With the support of a new three-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UNL researchers Lance Pérez and Dennis Molfese are aiming to reveal the first physiological links between two vital skill-sets.
UNL researchers David DiLillo (left) and Sarah Gervais, and graduate student Molly Franz have taken a first step toward understanding why some women struggle to say “no” to unwanted sexual advances and are more vulnerable to sexual victimization.
The initiative, which is heading into its fourth year, has new goals that researchers like Bridget Goosby (pictured, in dunk tank during a recent community outreach event) hope will leave an indelible mark on the state.
Recent honors collected by the UNL community include awards for current and past research, as well as career recognitions for teaching and research excellence. Click through to see all recent achievements earned by faculty, staff and students.
The high prevalence of trauma and subsequent PTSD begs the question of how to prevent PTSD and best practices for treating it. Current research is providing new information – but at what cost?
Gay couples began heading to Nebraska courthouses Friday morning, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Experts at UNL said the decision came after a transformation in public attitudes toward gay marriage.
The less you sleep, the more you eat. That’s the finding in a new article by UNL psychology researchers Alyssa Lundahl and Timothy Nelson. The study, which reviewed a mountain of literature, demonstrated how sleep or lack of it affects multiple mechanisms that control food intak