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Researchers Have Collected Data On Twins, Tracking Measurements From Birth Through Adolescence. The Dataset Serves As A Treasure Trove For Geneticists And Social Scientists. Read the full article
The Duke-UNC Social and Biological Determinants of Health Working Group wrapped up the fall semester with their second meeting on December 7th.
The 23rd Annual National Symposium on Family Issues – Boys and Men in African American Families is aimed at contributing to the continuing dialogue on promoting the potential of Black boys and men, with a focus on the role of family. The 2015 symposium takes place October 26-27, in State College, PA
With support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Office of Behavioral Science and University of Colorado Population Center are hosting the 6th annual conference entitled Integrating Genetics and the Social Sciences.

A September NBER working paper by Randall Akee, E. Jane Costello, and colleagues describes the power of cash to offset poverty's effects on child personality and behavior.

Joseph Lariscy, a Sociology postdoctoral fellow in DUPRI’s National Institute on Aging-funded training program, has received the Minnesota Population Center's 2014 IPUMS-USA Research Award for the "best published or unpublished wor

DURHAM, N.C. -- Looking around at a 20th high school reunion, you might notice something puzzling about your classmates. Although they were all born within months of each other, these 38-year-olds appear to be aging at different rates.

A research team led by Dan Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, and Terrie Moffitt at Duke University reports that the process of aging is already highly variable among people still in their 20s and 30s  Young people who are aging rapidly are already showing signs of physical and cognitive decline in their 30

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The third seminar will focus on Sensitive Periods, Plasticity and Resilience and will feature brief presentations by: