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Where Credit is Due: How Acknowledging Expertise Can Help Conservation Efforts
Scientists know that tapping into local expertise is key to conservation efforts aimed at protecting biodiversity – but researchers rarely give credit to these local experts. [...]
Study Finds Gaming Augments Players' Social Lives
New research finds that online social behavior isn't replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players' social lives. [...]
Study Shows Mentally Ill More Likely to be Victims, Not Perpetrators, of Violence
New research shows that almost one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims of violence within a six-month period, and that adults with mental illness who commit violence are most likely to do so in residential settings. [...]
Forensic Experts Compile Guide on How to ID Child Abuse, Starvation
Forensic science experts from NC State University are publishing a comprehensive overview of forensic research that can be used to identify child abuse and starvation. [...]
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4/23/14
Domestic Abuse Linked to Mental Health Problems in New Moms

Domestic Abuse Linked to Mental Health Problems in New Moms

A new study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers. [...]

4/15/14
Exhibit Explores Raleigh's Public Memory

Exhibit Explores Raleigh's Public Memory

Public History graduate students have created Communicating Communities, an exhibit at the City of Raleigh Museum that explores the power of memory and technology, and the ways both have been used to forge identities and connections to the many communities that create North Carolina's capital city. [...]

4/11/14
Acclaimed Poet Li-Young Lee Reads, Announces NC State Poetry Winners

Acclaimed Poet Li-Young Lee Reads, Announces NC State Poetry Winners

Critically acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee visited NC State to announce the winners of the NC State 2014 poetry contest and to read from his own award-winning work. [...]

4/10/14
Study Finds Gaming Augments Players' Social Lives

Study Finds Gaming Augments Players' Social Lives

New research finds that online social behavior isn't replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players' social lives. [...]

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The Abstract :: North Carolina State University » Humanities and Social Sciences
This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Ann Ross

Editor's note: This is an entry in an ongoing series of posts that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [...]

This Is What Science Looks Like At NC State: Lynsey Romo

Editor's note: This is an entry in an ongoing series of posts that we hope will highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. [...]

Where Credit is Due: How Acknowledging Expertise Can Help Conservation Efforts

Scientists know that tapping into local expertise is key to conservation efforts aimed at protecting biodiversity – but researchers rarely give credit to these local experts. [...]

Media Coverage Drives Some Misperceptions about Cancer

Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Ryan Hurley, a health communication researcher and assistant professor of communication at NC State, on two papers related to news media, cancer, and public perception. [...]

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Study Shows Mentally Ill More Likely to be Victims, Not Perpetrators, of Violence

New research shows that almost one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims of violence within a six-month period, and that adults with mental illness who commit violence are most likely to do so in residential settings. [...]

Media Coverage Drives Some Misperceptions about Cancer

Health communication researcher Ryan Hurley has been analyzing public perceptions related to cancer, particularly as reported in the news media. He shares his research findings -- and the impact of news coverage trends that don't mirror real-world incidence rates -- in a recent post in NC State's research blog, The Abstract. [...]

Forensic Experts Compile Guide on How to ID Child Abuse, Starvation

Forensic science experts from NC State University are publishing a comprehensive overview of forensic research that can be used to identify child abuse and starvation. [...]

Murderers Who Killed During Robberies More Likely to Return to Crime When Paroled

Murderers who committed homicide during robberies are more likely to commit crimes again when they are paroled, compared to murderers who committed homicide under other circumstances, according to research from North Carolina State University and Harvard University. [...]