Psychologists study what enables people to feel happy.  The keys aren't what you might guess.


Oct 21, 2015

What gives you meaning, what makes life worth living, tends to change over your lifespan.

No one is happy and content all the time.  Depression that qualifies for a clinical diagnosis is much different than having the blues when something goes wrong.

Self Loathing

Jun 23, 2015

One of the most self destructive habits in how we think is self loathing.  Dr. Jankovich can help.


Apr 17, 2015

Are you losing the drive for your career?

Psychology Professor Mike Webster
University of Nevada, Reno

University of Nevada, Reno psychology professor Mike Webster is excited about how the university is advancing neuroscience research with the aid of technology previously unavailable in northern Nevada. Webster discussed the university's recent $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health with David Stipech on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines (air date 2-13-15).

Dr. Victoria Follette, Chair of the Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno.

The study of psychology has a wide range of applications, not merely in clinical and mental health fields, according to Victoria Follette, Ph.D, Foundation Professor of Psychology and chair of the University of Nevada, Reno's Department of Psychology. With most jobs involving an understanding of people and their behavior and motivations at some level, psychology can be a valuable course of study for virtually any career path. 

Dr. Follette visited about the Psychology program with University Provost Kevin Carman on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines. 

Sometimes people think they need therapy for things that are a normal part of life.

Self Esteem

Dec 16, 2014

Good self-esteem means you like yourself, at least basically.

How do you describe yourself when you are no longer part of a couple?