Psychology

Sep 15, 2017 | The Atlantic

Scientists Don’t Want You to Call Cassini’s End a ‘Suicide’

NC State psychology professor Doug Gillan, who studies human interaction with technology, calls a suicide-related description of  the Cassini spacecraft a bad analogy.

Sep 6, 2017 | NC State News

Study: 1 in 5 Women with Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 26, 2017 | MSN

One in Five Women With Postpartum Disorders Do Not Seek Help

A recent study from NC State psychologists Betty-Shannon Prevatt and Sarah Desmarais finds that 21 percent of recent moms with postpartum mood disorders such as anxiety and depression do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 25, 2017 | WUNC Morning Edition

Homeless Women Less Likely to be Approved for Disability Benefits

Homeless women, and people who are already receiving public assistance, are less likely to be approved for federal disability benefits, according to NC State University psychology researcher Sarah Desmarais.

Aug 24, 2017 | NC State News

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

Research from NC State psychologists finds that homeless women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Jul 24, 2017 | NC State News

Study Finds Day-to-Day Experiences Affect Awareness of Aging, Mood

Research from NC State psychologists finds that an individual's awareness of aging is not as static as previously thought.

Jul 17, 2017 | Good Education

Profs Turn Classroom Into a Study About Best Way to Fight Fake News

NC State psychology and history professors try a multidisciplinary attack on pseudo-science to boost critical thinking skills.

Jul 3, 2017

Professor’s Juneteenth Lecture Encourages Collaboration, Coalitions

Longtime NC State psychology professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society's ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in a coalition helps us rise together.