Jan 16, 2018
Student Contest: Spend a Day With the Dean
Wanted: A Humanities and Social Sciences student with a busy schedule and a sense of adventure. Enter this contest to spend a day side by side with your dean, Jeff Braden. Show him your world, and learn about his.
Jan 2, 2018 | Daily Beast
‘Extreme Vetting’ of Muslims Occurred Before Trump
Federal agents have long monitored some would-be immigrants' social media activity. A study led by NC State psychologist Sarah Desmarais shows there's almost no research on what distinguishes potential terrorists.
Dec 13, 2017
Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC
An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.
Dec 12, 2017
Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017
It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.
Dec 7, 2017 | Web India
Online Health Programs May Improve Sexual Health Among Female Teens
A 45-minute online sexual health program may improve the ability of teenage girls to become confident and effectively communicate about safe sex, a recent study suggests. Lead author and NC State psychology professor Laura Widman said the ability to talk about sexual health with a partner is one of the strongest predictors of whether a couple will engage in safer sex.
Nov 18, 2017 | ABC News Fresno
NC State psychology researcher Shevaun Neupert finds that a positive outlook about aging actually does affect daily well-being.
Nov 7, 2017 | NC State News
Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations
A new study from NC State psychologists finds that graduate students benefit from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.
Oct 30, 2017 | NC State News
Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism
New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.
Oct 23, 2017 | NC State News
Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are
A recent study from NC State psychologists finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.
Oct 17, 2017 | NC State News
Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices
A new study from NC State psychologists finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency — or time lag — inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.