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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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Just Funded!

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ORI scientist Tim Ozechowski, Ph.D., has just received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to analyze therapist-client interactions in adolescent substance abuse treatment groups. ...

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Science Director Named

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Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D., was hired in December, 2012 to the new position of Science Director at ORI. Metzler joined ORI in 1990 and has been an ORI scientist since 1993.

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We Moved!

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We are now in our new home at 1776 Millrace Drive!

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Oregon Research Institute Tai Chi Program helps Parkinson’s Disease Patients

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Significant Tai Chi program results published in New England Journal of Medicine.

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