For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression
NC State researchers find that the messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression.
Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth
A new study from NC State and the University of Virginia finds that experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth.
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.
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.
Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens
The findings from NC State psychologists draw on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth.
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.
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.
Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace
Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely.
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.
Almost 10% of NC State Students Experienced Homelessness
A representative survey of undergraduate and graduate students at North Carolina State University finds that almost 10% of students experienced homelessness in the previous year.