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Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

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Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jul 23, 2020

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning, in Tween Visitors

How teens help tweens get the most out of science museums. 

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Jul 6, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

A study of prospective teachers finds they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

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Apr 20, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The finding draws on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth. 

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Apr 1, 2020

How Can We Handle Stress and Stay Positive During a Pandemic?

There are things you can do to stay positive in the face of stress and change. 

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Mar 25, 2020

To Stay Positive, Live in the Moment – But Plan Ahead

People who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress. 

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Mar 24, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

Psychology professor Doug Gillan shares ideas for staying focused and productive when working remotely. 

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Feb 20, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies for Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study challenges some assumptions about children’s emotional capabilities and highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions. 

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Feb 4, 2020

Almost 10% of NC State Students Experienced Homelessness

A representative survey of undergraduate and graduate students at North Carolina State University finds that almost 10% of students experienced homelessness in the previous year. 

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Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call for Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

Researchers call for focus on race and health disparities. 

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Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

Study: at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Updating a Law That Shapes Your Tech

A fundamental law that helps govern user interface design is getting an update. 

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Oct 17, 2019

Darn You, R2! When Do We Blame Robots?

People are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous.