In The Media Archive

Eating Disorders Prevention Program Alters Brain's Response to Thin Models

After the brief behavioral intervention, the brain's reward valuation region was more activated by exposure to images of healthy, normal weight women than by exposure to thin models.

Categories: Press Releases

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Calorie Counts on Menus Don't Work

Putting calorie counts on restaurant menus does not result in healthy behavior change.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Poor at Higher Risk of Smoking

Those who still smoke are the poor, the disenfranchised, the mentally ill.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Smoking Ban in Public Housing?

A proposed nationwide smoking ban in public housing would affect nearly one million households and open the latest front in the long-running campaign to curb unwanted exposure to secondhand tobacco

Categories: Research Dissemination

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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.

Categories: ORI in the news

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Video from A Celebration of Behavioral Science in Eugene

Categories: Event at ORI

Type: Event at ORI

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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.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Does Exercise Change your Brain?

Researchers at Colorado State University and colleagues at the University of Illinois in Urbana scanned the brains of older men and women to see whether and how exercise affects aging brains.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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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.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Is Your Grocery Store Making you Fat?

Researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab identified 100 changes that grocers could use to make it easier for shoppers to make healthier food selections.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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