Research

Mar 26, 2020

To Stay Positive, Live in the Moment – But Plan Ahead

New research from NC State psychologists finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress.

Feb 28, 2020

Study: Corporate Tax Incentives Do More Harm Than Good to States

Researchers in NC State's School of Public and International Affairs find that most tax incentives aimed at attracting and retaining businesses leave states worse off.

Feb 21, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies For Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study from NC State psychologists highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions.

Feb 14, 2020

Study Highlights Complexity of Public Responses to Corporate Crises

Communication professor Yang Chang introduces a new tool that will help organizations respond to stakeholder concerns in the event of a crisis.

Feb 6, 2020

Psychology Faculty Member Receives College’s First NSF CAREER Award

Psychology professor Kelly Lynn Mulvey will help foster inclusive environments for high school students interested in STEM fields through a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project.

Jan 7, 2020

Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

Communication professor Yang Cheng explains how a new tool will allow organizations to better measure and describe its relationships with stakeholders.

Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call For Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

NC State psychologist Vanessa Volpe is among researchers calling for focus on race and health disparities. Learn more about their proposal.

Dec 2, 2019

Food Fights: How History Shapes What We Eat – And Why

Everybody eats. But as two NC State history professors explain, what people eat, and what drives our decisions about food, vary tremendously.

Nov 26, 2019

$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis

With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction.

Nov 15, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

English professor Marsha Gordon explains how films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S.