Aug 24, 2017 | NC State News
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.
Jul 24, 2017 | NC State News
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.
May 15, 2017 | NC State News
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.
Nov 3, 2016
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.
Oct 23, 2016 | Wall Street Journal
Financial Stress Can Make You Look Older to Others
A new study shows that people with high levels of financial stress looked older to others and seemed to have aged more over a nine-year period than people who felt more in control of their financial situation. Financial stress took a bigger toll on the subjects’ looks than other types of stress. Shevaun Neupert, psychology, featured.
Aug 10, 2016 | NC State News
Good Attitudes About Aging Help Seniors Handle Stress
New research from NC State psychologists finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations.
Aug 3, 2016 | US News & World Report
Rx for Seniors’ Health: Upbeat View, Less Stress
A new study suggests that a positive attitude about aging can help seniors cope with stress. Shevaun Neupert and Jennifer Bellingtier, psychology, featured.