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Tag: Psychology

Jul 29, 2019

Interventions Aimed At Parents And Kids Boost Safe Sex Practices

A new study from NC State psychologists shows that interventions involving parents and children lead to safer sexual practices. 

Jul 22, 2019

When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another

Research from NC State psychologists finds that when drivers notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard. 

Feb 21, 2019

Black History Month 2019: Meet Elan Hope and Blair Kelley

February is Black History Month, a vital opportunity to honor black legacies, histories and accomplishments. It’s also a chance to amplify ongoing research into the black experience. 

Nov 27, 2018

NC State Psychologist Helps Develop Fake-Resistant Personality Test

NC State psychologist Adam Meade and other researchers have developed a new type of personality test that uses a rapid response method to reduce the chances of faking answers. 

Oct 15, 2018

My NC State Story: Katherine Aiello Bridges (Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies ’11)

With degrees in psychology and interdisciplinary studies, therapist Katherine Bridges says she can meet her clients where they are, whether through traditional counseling, or by incorporating expressive art therapies. 

Sep 26, 2018

No More Fake It Till You Make It, NC State Researchers Develop Fake-Resistant Personality Test

NC State psychologist Adam Meade has helped develop a new type of personality test that uses a rapid response method to reduce a participant’s ability to fake his or her answers. 

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Sep 6, 2018

New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick

Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome. 

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Aug 10, 2018

Study Abroad Spotlight: Savannah Newton

Psychology and business administration double-major Savannah Newton spent a semester studying abroad in Tillburg, Netherlands. 

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Mar 29, 2018

NC State Students Report Food, Housing Insecurity

To better understand the extent of food and housing insecurity on campus, a group of NC State faculty and staff, along with national experts and local community leaders, recently conducted a student survey and a review of support programs and services offered at NC State and on campuses across the country. 

Oct 11, 2017

Positive Outlook on Age May Lead to Better Health

Research from NC State psychologist Shevaun D. Neupert finds that it's beneficial to have a positive outlook on aging.