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Posts published in February 2018

Race and Genetics

Dare I venture into this politically and emotionally charged issue? When researching the questions regarding our evolutionary biology as I do, ignoring the question of race as it relates to species would be negligent. On the other hand, trying to…

Opportunistic Exercise: Use One Minute Exercises for Positive Aging

Would you believe me if I said that 95 percent of people are living today just as they did yesterday, a month ago, a year ago, without anything changing? Renewal doesn’t just happen; it comes to those who consciously pursue…

Killer Immigrants?

Credit President Trump with consistency in cultivating public fears of immigrants: “When Mexico sends its people . . . they’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” (2015) A January, 2018 DonaldJTrump.com ad offered images of an illegal-immigrant murderer while…

Scientific Meeting » RDoC Office Hours: February Session

The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) unit holds monthly virtual “office hours” via video conference. Discussion topics may include the basic principles of the initiative, general queries about designing and applying for grants based on RDoC ideas, and the role…