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The Right Way to Talk to Kids About Smoking

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., discusses the risk of nicotine addiction in youth in the early-mid teen years.

Video from A Celebration of Behavioral Science in Eugene

Video from the recent Celebration of Behavioral Science in Eugene is now available to view online.  Talks by Tony Biglan, Carol Metzler, Ed Kame'enui, and Rob Horner. Click the following links to...

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Barb GunnORI researcher Barb Gunn, Ph.D., was recently awarded a $2.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate instructional techniques in teaching English to English Language Learners. Working with school districts in Texas, Washington, and Oregon, Gunn and her team will test the efficacy of Direct Instruction Spoken English (DISE) for developing English oral language skills and improving basic academic outcomes. The researchers are collaborating with 23 middle schools. Gunn, an ORI employee since 1995, has just become an ORI senior scientist. Congratulations, Barb!