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Statistical Modeling of Behavior Change in Small Samples

Small sample sizes in clinical research restrict the complexity of statistical models used to analyze data & limit the types of research questions that may be asked.

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Youth Tobacco Addiction Still Prevalent

In 1994, when ORI scientists contributed to the Surgeon General's first-ever report on smoking and youth, about 3000 children a day became addicted to nicotine. In 2014 each day nearly 4,000 youth

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Blacks in Government Honors ORI

ORI received the 2014 Special Award from the Blacks in Government Executive Team at the Black History Month Banquet on Friday, February 7.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

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Recently Funded!

Girls in the juvenile justice system who have high rates of drug abuse and trauma are at increased risk for engaging in risky sexual behavior. Dana Smith, Ph.D., is working to minimize that risk.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Got Milkshake?

What makes a milkshake so irresistible? Recent study results from ORI's eating disorders & obesity prevention team are highlighted in a New York Times article.

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Addressing Disruptive Behavior in Young Children

As many as 10-15% of preschoolers and children at school entry have mild to moderately severe disruptive behavior problems. In this project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and in

Categories: New Grant Award

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DoveĀ® Uses ORI Research as Basis for Body Acceptance Program

Dove® Uses ORI Research as Basis for Body Acceptance Program. Using research results from an ORI research team, Dove® has launched a global program to promote body esteem and body acceptance

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Science of Solutions

ORI is featured in the Eugene Register Guard Business section. 

Categories: Awards & Recognition

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How do peers influence teens' behavior?

A unique study just funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse will allow ORI scientists Julie Rusby, Ph.D., and John Light, Ph.D., to examine how peers and social groups influence adolescent

Categories: New Grant Award

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Archiving the Hawaii Personality & Health Data

ORI scientist Grant Edmonds, Ph.D., has just been funded by the National Institute on Aging to prepare the rich data set from the longitudinal Hawaii Personality & Health Study for archiving. This

Categories: New Grant Award

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