Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home
A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home, but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.
NC State psychology researcher Shevaun Neupert finds that a positive outlook about aging actually does affect daily well-being.
Positive Outlook on Age May Lead to Better Health
Research from NC State psychologist Shevaun D. Neupert finds that it's beneficial to have a positive outlook on aging.
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.
Conference to Explore Environment’s Role in Healthy Aging
NC State researchers, local agencies and community members will come together this week to discuss the critical role the environment plays in healthy aging. Aging and the Environment, a mini-conference organized by NC State’s Department of Psychology and its Daily Well-Being in Adulthood Lab, will take place from 1-7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at NC State’s James B. Hunt Jr. Library.
Financial Stress Can Make You Look Older to Others
A new study shows that people with high levels of financial stress looked older to others and seemed to have aged more over a nine-year period than people who felt more in control of their financial situation. Financial stress took a bigger toll on the subjects’ looks than other types of stress. Shevaun Neupert, psychology, featured.
Rx for Seniors’ Health: Upbeat View, Less Stress
A new study suggests that a positive attitude about aging can help seniors cope with stress. Shevaun Neupert and Jennifer Bellingtier, psychology, featured.