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Davis-Kean et al. link children's self-perceptions to their math and reading achievement

Yang and Mahajan examine how hurricanes impact migration to the US

Patrick and colleagues analyze high-intensity drinking among adolescents

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Pamela Smock elected to PAA Committee on Publications

Viewing the eclipse from ISR-Thompson

Paula Fomby to succeed Jennifer Barber as Associate Director of PSC

PSC community celebrates Violet Elder's retirement from PSC

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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

Weir's 2009 report on NFL brain injuries got more attention than neurological findings published in 2005

a PSC In The News reference, 2015

"The Doctor the NFL Tried to Silence" - Wall Street Journal. 11/24/2015.

The WSJ reports that although Dr. Bennet Omalu initially discovered neurodegenerative damage (CTE) in an autopsy of a former NFL player's brain in 2002, and published his results in 2005, it took findings from an ISR survey of former NFL players on their mental health to make national headlines and kick off Congressional hearings on CTE.

2009 ISR study of retired NFL players

Researchers:

David Weir


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