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Ph.D. Student (and science journalist) Aaron Reuben has a new article about Nature and Health, in Outside magazine

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

 Aaron Reuben has a new article about Nature and Health, in Outside magazine.  Available here. The article and author are also featured in a podcast on "The Doctors Prescribing Nature" by Outside magazine. Listen here, or find it on Apple Podcasts here. read more about Ph.D. Student (and science journalist) Aaron Reuben has a new article about Nature and Health, in Outside magazine »


Childhood lead exposure is associated with adult personality difficulties and lifelong poor mental health

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Lead exposure in childhood appears to have long-lasting negative effects on mental health and personality in adulthood, according to a study of people who grew up in the era of leaded gasoline. The findings, which will appear Jan. 23 in JAMA Psychiatry, reveal that the higher a person's blood lead... read more about Childhood lead exposure is associated with adult personality difficulties and lifelong poor mental health »


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Terrie Moffitt is awarded Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Terrie Moffitt, the Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor in Psychology & Neuroscience, is one of six awardees of an international prize from the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), which is based in Belgium. She’s being recognized for her work on human development and its... read more about Terrie Moffitt is awarded Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award  »


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Terrie Moffitt awarded 2018 Life-Time Achievement Award by the American Society of Criminology

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Temi received the Farringdon Award from the American Society of Criminology for her contributions to developmental and life-course criminology. read more about Terrie Moffitt awarded 2018 Life-Time Achievement Award by the American Society of Criminology »


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Terrie Moffitt Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Monday, October 15, 2018

Terrie E. Moffitt, Ph.D., the Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, an honorific society for exceptional leaders. Established by Congress in 1863, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and... read more about Terrie Moffitt Elected to National Academy of Medicine »


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The Anatomy of Loneliness

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

55,000 people completed the BBC Loneliness Experiment. Claudia Hammond reveals the results and discovers the loneliest times of life and the top solutions in tackling loneliness. The documentary features interviews with researchers from the E-Risk Study. View the 3-part documentary. read more about The Anatomy of Loneliness »


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Farm House Receives Architectural Recognition

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Recognizing excellence in North Carolina Modernist Residential Design, Drs. Moffitt & Caspi's farm house received third place honors for the George Matsumoto Prize — the 2018 NC Modernist Houses architectural competition. Learn more about the award-winning residence in the video on left. read more about Farm House Receives Architectural Recognition »


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Dunedin Study: Audio News Story

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Clinical psychologist Terrie Moffitt has been monitoring the same group of people in the same study since the 1980s. If you’re counting, that’s almost 40 years. She’s watched them grow up — and is now watching them grow old. She and her collaborators, an international consortium of scientists... read more about Dunedin Study: Audio News Story »


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Psychological Scientists Honored by OBSSR

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR) has announced that psychological scientists are taking home top honors at its annual event recognizing the best in behavioral science. APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt has been named the NIH Matilda White... read more about Psychological Scientists Honored by OBSSR »


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Data Collection in Phase 45 of the Dunedin Study

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Drs. Moffitt & Caspi provide a 10-minute overview of the exciting new data that are being collected as part of the age-45 assessment in the Dunedin Study. read more about Data Collection in Phase 45 of the Dunedin Study »


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