Just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs produced a significant reduction in students’ cortisol, a major stress hormone.
New WSU research shows people can be taught coping mechanisms to avoid negative responses to boring situations.
WSU research sheds new light on what “peer” really means and how separating that term from “friend” will help address adolescent drinking.
Affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger and run faster’ are more effective at getting kids to make healthy food choices than simply presenting foods repeatedly without conversation.
Immigrating to the U.S. at a young age with his mother and brother, Endalkachew Abebaw considered a college degree out of reach until he found his way to WSU.
A team of Washington State University psychologists is looking for new parents in the Pullman/Moscow area to participate in a study investigating how parent‑child interactions influence the development of a baby’s brain and behaviors.
Moms and dads who encourage candid talk about college life can help their children survive and thrive amid the tricky transition to higher education, says a WSU scientist.
“Not in front of the kids” — an age‑old plea for parents to avoid showing conflict and strong negative emotions around their children — could be wrong.
By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
PULLMAN, Wash. – Young women enrolled in high schools and colleges told Washington State University researchers that people routinely make sexual comments, both in-person and online, about them and their bodies.
WSU Vancouver faculty present on “The Joys and Pitfalls of Community-based Participatory Research,” Oct. 13 at 9 a.m.