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Nature vs. Nurture: New Science Stirs Debate

Researchers are making strides in understanding how genes work with the environment to shape behavior, adding a new twist to the age-old debate over whether nature or nurture is mostly responsible Read more »

Norton School Experts Collaborate to Reduce Disease-Triggering Inflammation

UA experts in medical, behavioral and family sciences are teaming up to better understand the effects of inflammation and how to manage it. Read more »

Dealing With Addiction in Native American Communities

Native American communities suffer disproportionately from drug and alcohol abuse, violence and suicide. Norton School and UA College of Medicine researcher Tommy K. Read more »

Turn Up the Heat to Turn Down Depression?

The Norton School's Dr. Charles Raison is studying whole-body hyperthermia as an alternative treatment for depression.

Gorilla experts' course focuses on fathering

Fatherhood has a higher profile at the Norton School and University of Arizona these days, thanks to a pair of gorilla gurus. Read more »

Gorillas help students understand fatherhood (video)

First of its kind U of A class, taught in the Norton School on parenting, featured on Phoenix NBC TV 12.

Norton School aims to teach future dads more than how-to

A  Norton School course has hundreds of college students learning what being a father really means for men and women. Read more »

A Bad Day Can Ruin a Good Relationship

Norton School Alum and Researcher Casey Totenhagen featured in Prevention magazine.  When you're having a particularly grueling day, you may feel less committed to your partner compared to Read more »



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