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Two ORI researchers recently received research grants: one to study student classroom behavior and the other to study mild cognitive decline in older adults.

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Teaching Reading Focus of New Grant

ORI scientist Pat Vadasy, Ph.D., has just received funding to test phonics variations with support for flexible thinking for struggling K-1st grade readers.

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New Grant to study obesity treatment.

Eric Stice and his team have received funding to test a computer-based brain training program to promote lasting weight loss in overweight individuals.

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A new generation of tobacco users?

ORI scientists Erika Westling and Herb Severson recieved funding to study the use of E-cigarettes among middle school students.

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Helping Teachers Help Children

ORI receives funding to develop web-based version of evidence-based tool for improving social & academic outcomes for children.

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ORI Funded to Develop Cloud-Based Behavioral Health Patient Portal

Tim Ozechowski, Ph.D., and team will develop a web-based patient exchange portal that will provide individual treatment support while maintaining security, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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Family Alcohol Use Focus of New Grant

1 in 5 Americans will develop an alcohol use disorder during their lifetime. ORI has received funding to study how risks for alcohol abuse are transmitted in families.

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Preventing Substance Use in Middle School

A key factor contributing to substance use in adolescence is peer rejection. ORI scientist Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D., has received research funding to investigate ways to prevent this.

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New Grants Reflect Breadth of ORI Research

From the effect of TV food commercials on teens' weight gain to genetic analysis of adult addictive behavior, newly funded grants reflect the breadth of ORI's research programs.

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Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

Does reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes result in lower levels of addiction? In a unique study Herb Severson, Ph.D., and his team study the effects of smoking reduced nicotine cigarettes.

Categories: New Grant Award

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