Jun 21, 2017 | CBS-NC
NC State Researchers Use Simulator to Make Roads Safer
NC State psychologist Jeng Feng and her colleagues are using a unique car simulator to study tech distractions that are coming to a car near you in the not-distant future.
Jun 19, 2017 | Science Magazine
Congress Says Your Work Is Wasteful. Now What?
Unconventional research is sometimes misunderstood and maligned. Researchers need to be ready to communicate its value to the public. Anne McLaughlin, Psychology, featured.
Jun 16, 2017
Chris Mayhorn to Head NC State’s Department of Psychology
Chris Mayhorn, a professor in the Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology program, will become head of NC State's Psychology Department on July 1, 2017.
Jun 9, 2017 | NC State News
You May Be A Scientist And Not Know It
Science is a process – a way of thinking – and scientists are just people who adhere to that process. A fascinating guest post by Human Factors Psychologist Anne McLaughlin.
May 22, 2017 | The Academic Minute
The Academic Minute: Students and Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is an important skill for students and can reduce belief in pseudoscience. Anne McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology at NC State University, explores the best way to impart this skill to a class.
May 15, 2017 | NC State News
Stress Can Trigger Uptick in Illegal Drug Use for Those on Parole, Probation
A recent study finds that even small, day-to-day stressors can cause an increase in illegal drug use among people on probation or parole who have a history of substance use.
May 10, 2017
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.
May 2, 2017
College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty
Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.
Apr 25, 2017 | The American Homefront
Psychological Trauma: In Some Ways, It’s Beneficial
NC State researchers found that a long-recognized phenomenon called post-traumatic growth is more likely to occur in veterans who also had the highest level of PTSD symptoms. NC State graduate student Jessica Morgan, psychology, featured.
Apr 18, 2017 | NC State News
Study Offers Hope, Sheds Light on How Vets Respond to Trauma
Research from NC State psychologists finds that veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can also experience “post-traumatic growth” — such as an increased appreciation of life, awareness of new possibilities and enhanced inner strength.