psychology

May 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Apr 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Mar 22, 2018  |  The Abstract

“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.

Mar 5, 2018  |  The Abstract

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.

Dec 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Oct 19, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

Oct 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

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.