New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick
Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.
Study Abroad Spotlight: Savannah Newton
Psychology and business administration double-major Savannah Newton spent a semester studying abroad in Tillburg, Netherlands.
NC State Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity
To better understand the extent of food and housing insecurity on campus, a group of NC State faculty and staff, along with national experts and local community leaders, recently conducted a student survey and a review of support programs and services offered at NC State and on campuses across the country.
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.
Preparing Students for Changing Job Markets
NC State University is helping students face the likelihood that their future jobs will not connect directly to their majors. Dean Jeff Braden is joining forces with the deans of Design and Management to offer "Design Your Life" workshops for juniors and seniors.
Mommy Mentors Help Fight The Stigma Of Postpartum Mood Disorder
Research from NC State's Department of Psychology shows many women with postpartum mood disorders do not report their symptoms.
Study: More Research Needed On Risk Factors Associated With Terrorism
NC State University psychologists say there isn't enough research on the risk factors associated with terrorist activity to set evidence-based policy.
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.
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.
Congress Says Your Work Is Wasteful. Now What?
Unconventional research is sometimes misunderstood and maligned. Researchers need to be ready to communicate its value to the public. Anne McLaughlin, Psychology, featured.