Psychology

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.

Oct 11, 2017 | KABC News (Los Angeles)

Positive Outlook on Age May Lead to Better Health

Research from NC State psychologist Shevaun D. Neupert finds that it's beneficial to have a positive outlook on aging.

Oct 6, 2017 | Outside Magazine

What Climbers Can Teach Us About Focus

NC State psychologist Anne McLaughlin studies attention and behavior. She's researching how and why rock climbers make decisions to see how attention actually works, and if there are techniques to prevent it from slipping in critical situations.

Oct 3, 2017 | Voice of America

Preparing Students for Changing Job Markets

NC State University is helping students face the likelihood that their future jobs will not connect directly to their majors. Dean Jeff Braden is joining forces with the deans of Design and Management to offer "Design Your Life" workshops for juniors and seniors.

Oct 2, 2017 | NC State News

Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

Research from NC State psychologists finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver's mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving.

Oct 2, 2017 | NC State News

Older Drivers Adapt Their Thinking to Improve Road Hazard Detection

A recent study finds older drivers adapt their responses in heavy traffic to better identify road hazards.

Sep 29, 2017 | NPR

Mommy Mentors Help Fight The Stigma Of Postpartum Mood Disorder

Research from NC State's Department of Psychology shows many women with postpartum mood disorders do not report their symptoms.