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.
Walt Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The linguistics professor joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines.
The Ethics and Challenges Surrounding Neuroenhancement
New work from philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic explores the ethics of neuroenhancement and calls for legal and regulatory oversight of the emerging technologies.
Irwin Morris Named to Lead NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs
NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) welcomes Irwin Morris as executive director, effective July 1, 2019. Morris comes to NC State from the University of Maryland at College Park, where he has served since 2007, most recently as chair of the Department of Government and Politics.
Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles
New NC State research suggests some nonprofits may better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions in order to navigate bureaucracy and access services more efficiently.
Attitudes About Health Affect How Older Adults Engage With Negative Health News
Research from NC State psychologists shows that older adults are more willing to engage with negative health information when they have a positive attitude about their own health.
How To Pick The Right Thrift Store For All The Stuff That Didn’t Spark Joy
Now that Marie Kondo has convinced you to tidy up, what do you do with all that stuff? Public administration professor Amanda Stewart has answers.
Study: Aquaculture Does Little, If Anything, To Conserve Wild Fisheries
New research finds that aquaculture, or fish farming, does not help conserve wild fisheries.
Black History Month 2019: Meet Elan Hope and Blair Kelley
February is Black History Month, a vital opportunity to honor black legacies, histories and accomplishments. It’s also a chance to amplify ongoing research into the black experience.
McLaughlin on a Roll
Levi McLaughlin, associate professor of religious studies, has published an important new book on one of the most influential religious movements in modern Japan. He has also been awarded a distinguished visiting position in Japanese Studies for the 2019-20 academic year.