Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against
A new study finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.
Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely To Stand Up To Bullying
A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying at school.
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.
Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.
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 finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.
Researchers Use ‘League of Legends’ to Gain Insights Into Mental Models
Psychology researchers have used the game League of Legends to advance our understanding of how people build “mental models” – the mental tools that allow people to make use of complex systems.
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.
“It Depends”: the Psychology of Health, Stress and Daily Life
Psychology offers insights into how we respond to the ups and downs of daily life.
Tackling Perceived Bias in Engineering Education
NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.
Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls
A 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.
Study Finds Grad Students Benefit From Industry-University Collaborations
A new study finds graduate students garner professional benefits from being trained as part of research consortia that bring together university and industry partners.
Changes in Perspective May Affect How Useful Drones Really Are
A recent study finds users have trouble utilizing images from drones to find the position of objects on the ground.
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.
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.