What a pick up line..and a study

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What a pick up line..and a study

#1  Postby Macdoc » Feb 02, 2018 5:26 am

Two psychologists followed 1000 New Zealanders for decades. Here’s what they found about how childhood shapes later life

By Douglas StarrFeb. 1, 2018 , 12:30 PM
In 1987, Avshalom Caspi and Terrie Moffitt, two postdocs in psychology, had adjacent displays at the poster session of a conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Caspi, generally not a forward man, looked over at Moffitt's poster and was dazzled by her science. "You have the most beautiful data set," he said.


and a dazzling read....
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/ ... -about-how

45 year longitudinal study with 95% retention :o

and some serious food for thought in terms of societal response to the challenged cohort
All people are not created equal. Some have real gifts and talents, and some have real problems right out of the starting block. Once we accept that, we can't dodge the responsibility for social action.
Terrie Moffitt, Duke University

I've been on the nature side of the spectrum with nurture enhancing or blunting what nature provides....this study some evidence that I'm on the correct track about it..... :coffee:
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