Psychology

Sep 6, 2018  |  NC State News

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.

Aug 10, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Savannah Newton

Psychology and business administration double-major Savannah Newton spent a semester studying abroad in Tillburg, Netherlands.

Mar 29, 2018  |  NC State Bulletin

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.

Oct 11, 2017  |  KABC News (Los Angeles)

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.

Oct 3, 2017  |  Voice of America

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.

Sep 29, 2017  |  NPR

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.

Sep 27, 2017  |  WUNC-FM

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.

Sep 15, 2017  |  The Atlantic

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.

Aug 26, 2017  |  MSN

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.

Jun 19, 2017  |  Science Magazine

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.