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ORI is featured in the Eugene Register Guard Business section. 

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How do peers influence teens' behavior?

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A unique study just funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse will allow ORI scientists Julie Rusby, Ph.D., and John Light, Ph.D., to examine how peers and social groups influence adolescent

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Archiving the Hawaii Personality & Health Data

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ORI scientist Grant Edmonds, Ph.D., has just been funded by the National Institute on Aging to prepare the rich data set from the longitudinal Hawaii Personality & Health Study for archiving. This

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ORI Opens Seattle Office

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ORI has opened a Seattle office to house ORI senior scientist Patricia Vadasy, Ph.D., and her team. Dr. Vadasy has an extensive background in the acquisition of early alphabet and word reading skills,

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Low Childhood Conscientiousness Predicts Adult Obesity

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Results from a longitudinal study show that children who exhibit lower conscientiousness (e.g., irresponsible, careless, not persevering) could experience worse overall health, including greater

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Study uses mindfulness to address adolescent obesity

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ORI associate scientist Jeanne Dalen, Ph.D., has just been funded to integrate mindfulness techniques with family-based factors for overweight teens. This study makes an important contribution by

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Newly Funded!

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Grant W. Edmonds, Ph.D. has just  been funded to study telomere length, a marker of cellular aging, to understand the relation between personality and health. The health outcome of leukocyte

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New Grant Award!

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Scientists Brian Danaher and John Seeley are the Principal Investigators on a newly-funded grant to develop tobacco cessation programs for mobile phones. ...

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ORI Ranks 3rd in 100 Best!

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The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon list is out, and ORI is ranked 3rd best large company to work for in Oregon. Rankings are based on employee input on work environment, decision making,

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ORI Scientist Funded

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ORI scientist Erica M. Finstad, Ph.D., has just received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to test a program to help parents engage their substance-abusing youth in treatment. ...

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