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ORI Opens Seattle Office

ORI has opened a Seattle office to house ORI senior scientist Patricia Vadasy, Ph.D., and her team. Dr. Vadasy has an extensive background in the acquisition of early alphabet and word reading skills,

Categories: New Grant Award

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Low Childhood Conscientiousness Predicts Adult Obesity

Results from a longitudinal study show that children who exhibit lower conscientiousness (e.g., irresponsible, careless, not persevering) could experience worse overall health, including greater

Categories: Press Releases

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Study uses mindfulness to address adolescent obesity

ORI associate scientist Jeanne Dalen, Ph.D., has just been funded to integrate mindfulness techniques with family-based factors for overweight teens. This study makes an important contribution by

Categories: New Grant Award

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Newly Funded!

Grant W. Edmonds, Ph.D. has just  been funded to study telomere length, a marker of cellular aging, to understand the relation between personality and health. The health outcome of leukocyte

Categories: New Grant Award

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Dieting Youth show Greater Brain Reward Activity in Response to Food

Restricting food intake increases the reward value of food, and the more successful people are at caloric-restriction dieting, the greater difficulty they will face in maintaining the restriction.

Categories: Press Releases

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New Grant Award!

Scientists Brian Danaher and John Seeley are the Principal Investigators on a newly-funded grant to develop tobacco cessation programs for mobile phones.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Increased Brain Activity Predicts Future Substance Use

ORI senior scientist Eric Stice publishes new findings on brain responsivity in relation to substance abuse.

Categories: Press Releases, ORI Publication Announcement

Type: News

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ORI Ranks 3rd in 100 Best!

The 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon list is out, and ORI is ranked 3rd best large company to work for in Oregon. Rankings are based on employee input on work environment, decision making,

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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ORI Scientist Funded

ORI scientist Erica M. Finstad, Ph.D., has just received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to test a program to help parents engage their substance-abusing youth in treatment.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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ORI Settles into New Eugene Offices

Dan Hoechlin wears a slight, constant smile while showing visitors his workplace. That’s understandable. Hoechlin and the 200 other employees at Oregon Research Institute in Eugene have happily

Categories: ORI Publication Announcement

Type: News

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