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Tag: Department of Psychology

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Sep 15, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

A new study from NC State and the University of Virginia finds that experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

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Aug 20, 2020

Knowledge is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

Psychologists at NC State and Georgia Tech find that the more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. 

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Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Psychologists say healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jul 27, 2020

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning, in Tween Visitors

NC State researchers explain how teens help tweens get the most out of science museums. 

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Jul 10, 2020

Wolfpack Writers: Rupert Nacoste

We caught up with psychology professor Rupert Nacoste to learn more about his book "To Live Woke: Thoughts to Carry in Our Struggle to Save the Soul of America." 

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Jul 9, 2020

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

According to NC State psychologists, a study of prospective teachers found they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

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Apr 22, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The findings from NC State psychologists draw 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?

Psychology professor Shevaun Neupert discusses how to cope before, during and after stressful events. 

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Mar 26, 2020

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

New research from NC State psychologists finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to cope with stress. 

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Mar 25, 2020

Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace

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