Predict My Future: The Science of Us

Silver World Medal Winner 2016 New York Festivals

Predict My Future reveals the answers to one of life's most fundamental questions; What Makes Us Who We Are? 43 years ago a New Zealand Medical School embarked on a remarkable project - the ultimate Nature/Nurture test. They decided to follow every one of the 1,037 babies born in the city of Dunedin between April 1972 and March 1973 for their entire lives. And they have. Those children have become the 1,000 most studied people in the world. For almost four decades every aspect of their health and development has been monitored - their genes, their growth, their physical well-being, their psychology, their emotional ups and downs, criminal convictions, successes, failures - the lot. The result is the Dunedin Longitudinal Study - the broadest and the most in-depth study of human beings in the world. The project has become the richest and most productive archive of human development - anywhere. It is truly unique - the study has retained an unprecedented 96% of its starting participants. It is re-writing the book on what makes us all human. 'Predict My Future' details the study's findings, and explores what they have to say about all our lives. This series has a global audience and is being screened across Europe, and in Australasia - with additional territories in negotiation.

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