Quiz: Pandemic Stressbusters
Increase your knowledge, decrease your stress. Take our quiz developed by NC State psychologist Shevaun Neupert.
Helping NASA Select Astronauts
When NASA recently revised how it chooses astronauts, NC State doctoral student Gary Travinin helped develop the process.
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.
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.
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.