Evidence-Based Resources to Promote, Enhance, & Nurture Human Well-Being
Behavioral and social sciences research has made enormous contributions toward understanding the relationships among psychosocial and biological factors in promoting health and in minimizing the burden of disease and disability.
ORI scientists are part of a growing number of researchers who develop, test, and promote the use of evidence-based practices - that is, programs that are proven effective by rigorous research. This resources page is a work in progress as our understanding of health promotion and disease prevention grow and change.
First Step to Success
First Step to Success is a proven home-school intervention that addresses behavior problems and teaches challenging children to get along with others and to engage in schoolwork.
These parenting tips were created by the Center on Early Adolesence (CEA). CEA was an active project at Oregon Research Institute from 2006 - 2011.
ORI Applied Computer Simulation Labs
The ORI Applied Computer Simulation Labs have been developing virtual environments and training applications aimed at improving human performance for education and rehabilitation since 1993.
International Personality Item Pool
The International Personality Item Pool is a scientific collaboratory for the development of advanced measures of personality and other individual differences.
Improving the Well-Being of Adolescents in America
This recorded “webinar” presentation provides information about how individuals, families, schools, community organizations, and government agencies can join in the effort to promote the social and physical well-being of our youth.
Improving Health & Well-being
ORI scientist Tony Biglan published 6 opinion pieces in the Eugene Register Guard in 2013 that discuss how evidence-based behavioral interventions can improve health and wellbeing.