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Panel Discussion: Translating Research Into Policy

Academic research can have tremendous positive impact on public policy, but all too often the two worlds remain unconnected, said panelists at a forum on Thursday. The panel discussion featured researchers from Duke and from Durban, South Africa.

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Early Intervention Reduces Adult Aggression

Men who participated in the Fast Track program show less aggression as adults, says a new study in Psychological Science by Kenneth Dodge, Justin Carre and others. Men who received the intensive intervention as children showed a dampened testosterone response in their 20s compared with men who did not receive the program, the study says. The study suggests that individuals’ responses to provocation may be malleable, and may be affected by early intervention, says a story in Psychology Today.

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