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.
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.
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.
Two Faculty Members Named Distinguished Professors
Psychology professor Douglas J. Gillan and communication professor Joann Keyton are known and respected nationally and internationally by scholars in their fields.
Psychology Researchers Call For Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities
NC State psychologist Vanessa Volpe is among researchers calling for focus on race and health disparities. Learn more about their proposal.
Busy Turning Dreams into Reality
From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, psychology and international studies double-major Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.
Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens
New research from psychologists at NC State and two other universities finds at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence.
Interventions Aimed At Parents And Kids Boost Safe Sex Practices
New research from psychologist Laura Widman shows that sexual health interventions involving parents and children lead to safer sexual practices — and don’t make adolescents more likely to engage in sexual activity.
When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another
A new study finds that when people notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard.
The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help
Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.