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A multicultural mix of middle school students listen to a teacher in a classroom.

Aug 3, 2021

Views on School Assignments, Diversity Are Similar – Even in Cities with Segregated Schools

NC State sociologists explore the views of adults in five Southern cities. 

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

Jul 29, 2021

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

New research from NC State psychology professor Shevaun Neupert finds that the gap between how old we feel and how old we want to be can offer insights into our well-being. 

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Jul 13, 2021

Computer Training Program for Seniors Can Reduce Hazardous Driving

NC State psychologists hope the findings will lead to the training becoming more widely available. 

Jeff Braden walking in door with his wife, Jill

Jul 1, 2021

How Do You Honor a Dean? With a CeleBraden

NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated Dean Jeff Braden with a food drive. 

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Jul 1, 2021

Study Highlights Racial Inequity in Health Care Access, Quality

NC State psychologists find that states with higher levels of systemic racism also have bigger racial disparities regarding access to health care. 

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Jun 25, 2021

Thank You, Dean Braden

Jeff Braden, a champion for Humanities and Social Sciences students, faculty and staff for more than 13 years, steps down as dean on July 1. 

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Jun 17, 2021

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

New research from NC State psychologists finds isolated kids and those who act out face different risks. 

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Jun 15, 2021

You’re More Likely to Fight Misinformation If You Think Others Are Being Duped

The study from NC State communication professor Yang Cheng suggests negative emotions may also play a role in the United States. 

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Jun 4, 2021

Want to Talk About Prenups? Describe Them as Something Else

Prenuptial agreements, or “prenups,” can be difficult to talk about. A recent NC State communication study offers insights into how people can discuss this often taboo subject. 

young black man wearing a bookbag is smiling and confident

Jun 1, 2021

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

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that the vast majority of Black adolescents have experienced racism.