humanities and social sciences

Oct 9, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Research IDs Key Factors That Help Women Ex-Convicts Avoid Recidivism

New research identifies four factors that help women ex-convicts avoid committing crimes, offering insights that can be used to help former inmates integrate more successfully into their communities after time in prison.

Oct 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Sensitivity to Time Improves Performance at Remotely Controlling Devices

A new study finds that people who are more sensitive to the passage of time are better at accounting for the latency – or time lag – inherent in remotely controlling robots or other tools.

Sep 28, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Driving Speed Affected When a Driver’s Mind ‘Wanders’

Research finds that driving speed fluctuates more when a driver’s mind wanders from focusing on the act of driving.

Sep 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Innovative Projects Present at ACCelerate Festival

Pioneering NC State projects that blend art and science take center stage at the ACCelerate Festival in October. Learn more about the upcoming three-day event in the nation’s capital.

Sep 26, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Older Drivers Adapt Their Thinking to Improve Road Hazard Detection

A recent study finds older drivers adapt their responses in heavy traffic to better identify road hazards.

Sep 25, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: There Is Almost No Research on What Distinguishes Potential Terrorists

A recent analysis of the existing research on factors associated with an individual’s risk for engaging in terrorist activity highlights how little we know about these factors.

Sep 19, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures – an indication of reduced operations – are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.

Aug 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study of Homeless Finds Women at Disadvantage for Accessing Disability Benefits

A recent study of homeless adults finds women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men when it comes to accessing disability benefits.