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Two children sit on a dock; one child is facing away, the other has her head bowed

Dec 8, 2021

Study Outlines Ways to Help Children Learn Forgiveness

Teaching children to understand other people’s perspectives could make it easier for them to learn forgiveness. 

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Dec 6, 2021

Pandemic Stress Affects Black Adults More Than Their White Peers

The study also found younger white adults were less adversely affected by COVID stress than older white adults. 

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Dec 2, 2021

Studies of Children’s Stories Shows Differences in Russian, U.S. Approaches to Emotion

Russian parents are more likely than U.S. parents to read stories to their children that feature negative emotions. 

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Nov 2, 2021

New Tool Assesses How Well People Read Kids’ Emotions

The new technique shows that adults are often wrong when assessing the emotions of children. 

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Aug 17, 2021

How Zoom Put Disabled Users in a Tough Spot (And What You Can Do About It)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Courtney Wade, a psychology doctoral student at NC State whose work focuses on cultural strategy, community engagement and digital design justice. Wade is also founder of the Disability, Autistic, Mad, & Neuroqueer (DAMN) Solidarity Project. In late June, Zoom unveiled a number of updates to its online meeting… 

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Aug 4, 2021

The Older People Think a Black Child Is, the More Likely They Are to Wrongly See the Child As Angry

The bias revealed in the study could have significant consequences for the well-being of Black children. 

a man and a woman in their 80s laugh in a field of flowers

Jul 27, 2021

New Insights Into the Relationship Between How We Feel and Our Views On Aging

The gap between how old we feel and how old we want to be can offer insights into our well-being. 

Older man and woman in front seat of a car.

Jun 29, 2021

Computer Training Program for Seniors Can Reduce Hazardous Driving

Researchers hope the finding will lead to the training becoming more widely available. 

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Jun 24, 2021

Study Highlights Racial Inequity in Health Care Access, Quality

States with higher levels of systemic racism also had bigger racial disparities regarding access to healthcare. 

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Jun 7, 2021

Nobody’s Been Studying Socially Isolated Kids. That’s a Problem.

Isolated kids cause fewer problems, so get less attention than kids who act out. But they face different risks. 

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May 26, 2021

Can Racial Identity Protect Black Teens From Racism-Related Stress? It’s Complicated

94% of Black teens surveyed reported experiencing racism. 

Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

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Apr 20, 2021

Study Highlights Role of Physical, Mental Health in Cognitive Impairment

Preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment. 

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Apr 7, 2021

Study Finds Those Late-Night Snacks May Be Hurting You at Work

Unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work. 

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Mar 16, 2021

Tired at the Office? Take a Quick Break. Your Work Will Benefit.

"Microbreaks" help people stay engaged with their work.