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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 »

Association for Psychological Science Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt has been named the NIH Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors Distinguished Lecturer, and several psychological scientists have won the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Paper Competition. Read the story on the Association for Psychological Science website, or view the award photos on Flickr. read more about Terrie Moffitt named NIH Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors Distinguished Lecturer »

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 »

In 1987, Avshalom Caspi and Terrie Moffitt, two postdocs in psychology, had adjacent displays at the poster session of a conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Caspi, generally not a forward man, looked over at Moffitt's poster and was dazzled by her science. "You have the most beautiful data set," he said. Not one to be easily wooed, Moffitt went to the university library after the meeting and looked up Caspi's citations. Yep, he'd do. "It was very nerdy," Caspi recalls. "We fell in love over our data." It's been a personal… read more about Two psychologists followed 1000 New Zealanders for decades. Here’s what they found about how childhood shapes later life »

What It Means to Be Human: Terrie Moffitt was featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Duke Magazine for her research on the elusive nexus of nature and nurture. Read the article on the Duke Magazine website. read more about What it means to be Human: Terrie Moffitt’s research focuses on the elusive nexus of nature and nurture »