Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel
A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.
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.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Integrating Your Personal, Professional Life
NC State psychology professor Shevaun Neupert shows us how to succeed in integrating our professional and personal lives.
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 of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits
Research from NC State psychologists finds that homeless women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.
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.
Stress Can Trigger Uptick in Illegal Drug Use for Those on Parole, Probation
A recent study finds that even small, day-to-day stressors can cause an increase in illegal drug use among people on probation or parole who have a history of substance use.
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.