Stories From 2020

Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth.

Aug 10, 2020

Knowledge is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

Psychologists at NC State and Georgia Tech find that the more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have.

Jul 7, 2020  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

Yingchen He joins the Department of Psychology as an assistant professor in the area of human factors and applied cognition.

Jul 6, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

According to NC State psychologists, a study of prospective teachers found they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not.

Apr 20, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The findings from NC State psychologists draw on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth.

Apr 1, 2020

How Can We Handle Stress and Stay Positive During a Pandemic?

Psychology professor Shevaun Neupert discusses how to cope before, during and after stressful events.

Mar 26, 2020

To Stay Positive, Live in the Moment – But Plan Ahead

New research from NC State psychologists finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress.

Mar 24, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely.

Feb 20, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies For Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study from NC State psychologists highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions.

Feb 6, 2020

Psychology Faculty Member Receives College’s First NSF CAREER Award

Psychology professor Kelly Lynn Mulvey will help foster inclusive environments for high school students interested in STEM fields through a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project.