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Aug 12, 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 NC State psychology study could have significant consequences for the well-being of Black children. 

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Aug 10, 2021

Psychology Student Uses Virtual Reality to Study Astronaut Emergencies

Using a virtual reality simulation of the International Space Station, doctoral student Imani Murph will explore how distractions affect abilities to perform unfamiliar tasks. 

cover of "Goodbye Salad Days"

Aug 5, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Traer Scott

We caught up with communication alumna Traer Scott to learn more about her book "Goodbye Salad Days: Kevin Faces Adulthood." 

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. 

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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 27, 2021

Virtual MLK Project Expands its Reach to Other Settings, Users

Over the next 18 months, the vMLK team will partner with educational and civic institutions to provide digital scholarship and immersive learning experiences. 

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Jul 19, 2021

Three Tenure-Track Faculty Join Humanites and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes three new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from science journalism to evidence-based practices and the links between substance use, harm reduction and drug policies. 

Haddy Njie standing with group of girls

Jul 15, 2021

Girl Power

International studies professor Haddy Njie strives to shape a fairer world for women and girls in Gambia and beyond with her research and empowerment program. 

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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. 

cover of "Crocodiles Need Kisses Too"

Jul 8, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Rebecca Colby

We caught up with Spanish alumna Rebecca Colby to learn more about her children's book "Crocodiles Need Kisses Too."