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Tag: Department of Psychology

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Mar 22, 2021

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

NC State psychologist Seonghee (Sophia) Cho says "microbreaks" help people stay engaged with their work. 

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Mar 1, 2021

Study Suggests Teacher-Student Bonds May Be Especially Important for Homeless Kids

A study from NC State psychologists finds that a strong bond with teachers may make kids more resilient. 

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Jan 12, 2021

Non-Immigrant Kids Respond Differently When Immigrant Children Are Bullied

A recent study from NC State psychologists finds that non-immigrant adolescents object less to bullying when the victim is an immigrant. 

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Sep 30, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

NC State researchers find that the messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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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.