Party Tips for Teetotalers
Many non-drinkers have developed strategies to avoid drawing attention to themselves when the liquor is flowing, according to research by Prof. Lynsey Romo (Communication) at NC State.
Friends Don’t Let Friends Diet
New research from Lynsey Romo, a professor in NC State's Dept of Communication, examines how the people around you may sabotage your healthy eating efforts.
The Academic Minute: Thin Stigma
Are your friends keeping you overweight? NC State University's Lynsey Romo, assistant professor of communication, discusses how wanting to fit in at mealtime could lead to gaining back all that weight you just lost.
Study: ‘Emotional Labor’ Can Take a Toll on Student-Athletes
The “emotional labor” required of collegiate student-athletes can leave them feeling powerless, frustrated and nervous, according to a new study from NC State's Department of Communication.
Social Media Posts May Help ID Students at Risk for Alcohol Problems
Research finds that having an "alcohol identity" puts college students at greater risk of having drinking problems — and that posting about alcohol use on social media sites is actually a stronger predictor of alcohol problems than having a drink.
Facebook And Instagram Posts May Help Predict College Students With Alcohol Drinking Problems
Social media like Facebook and Instagram may predict student alcohol abuse, study indicates. Lynsey Romo, Communication, featured.
Money And Love: How Talking About Finances With Your Partner Can Improve A Relationship
Money — or perhaps more accurately, financial stress — has a tendency to make people behave in ways they might not otherwise. Lynsey Romo, communication, featured.
Navigating Social Drinking
Research led by an NC State communication professor highlights the many ways that former problem drinkers navigate social-drinking situations.
Research Into Lean Stigma Gives Undergrad New Insights
Through undergraduate research, NC State communication major Lauren Ray is helping provide insight into how formerly overweight or obese individuals navigate those social barriers. Working as a research assistant with faculty mentor Dr. Lynsey Romo, Ray aided in a study examining the interpersonal challenges of lean stigma and the communicative strategies people use to manage those threats.
Study Highlights Link Between Social Media Use and Underage Drinking
The savvier young people are about using social media, the less likely they are to report having alcohol-related problems, according to a recent study co-authored by an NC State communication professor.