Psychology

Aug 2, 2018  |  NC State News

Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models

Psychology researchers have used the game "League of Legends" to advance our understanding of how people build "mental models" — the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems.

Aug 2, 2018

How I Think and Do: Global Leader Stephanie Cogdell

Meet Stephanie Cogdell (Psychology '92), senior global human resources manager for Intrahealth International. Stephanie leads the company's human resources information systems, supporting healthcare workers who provide critical care in developing countries around the world.

Jul 18, 2018  |  Division of Academic and Student Affairs News

The ‘tiniest little thing’ spurs student philanthropy

Recent graduate Mitchell Moravec reflects on his time at NC State and why he chose to give back to the university.

Jul 11, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry

A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.

Jul 2, 2018  |  Research

Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older

Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.

Jun 12, 2018  |  Research

Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.

Jun 4, 2018  |  Division of Academic and Student Affairs

Global Perspectives Certificate Student Spotlight: Madelyn Afshar

NC State's Global Perspectives Certificate allowed Madelyn Afshar to merge her interests in psychology, Middle Eastern studies and international relations.

May 23, 2018

Committed and Marginalized: How Race and Sexual Identity Impact Activism

What does activism mean to you? More specifically, how can we best understand the psychology of activism among Black people who also identity as LGBTQ? NC State graduate student Kristen Pender’s research explores those questions.

May 18, 2018

Humanities and Social Sciences Staff Recognized for Excellence and Service

The college recognized six staff members for 2018 Awards for Excellence during an annual luncheon celebrating all staff and their service to Humanities and Social Sciences.

May 7, 2018

Diversity Trailblazers Honored at Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards 2018

The annual Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards affirm NC State’s strong commitment to the principles and work of diversity, equity and inclusion. This year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded three of the top awards: for outstanding college, outstanding faculty member and outstanding student.