Department of Psychology

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 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 22, 2020

Two Faculty Members Named Distinguished Professors

Communication professor Joann Keyton and psychology professor Douglas J. Gillan are known and respected nationally and internationally by scholars in their fields.

Jan 15, 2020

An Opportunity Multiplied

Need-based scholarship support, as well as resources from TRIO and Pack Essentials, helped Indira Gutierrez (Psychology ’19) develop into a scholar, researcher and advocate.

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.

Nov 14, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Tirrezz Hudson

Psychology major Tirrezz Hudson spent a semester studying in France. Learn more about his experience.

Nov 6, 2019

Busy Turning Dreams into Reality

From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, psychology and international studies double-major Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.

Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

New research from psychologists at NC State and two other universities finds at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence.

Oct 21, 2019

Darn You, R2! When Do We Blame Robots?

New research from NC State psychologists shows people are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous.

Sep 27, 2019

Putting Human Experience on the Map

Using data from wearable sensors, doctoral student Garrett Millar (Psychology '16) creates interactive visualizations that explore the spatial side of stress.