Crime & Justice Policy

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Research Highlight: Seeing Childhood Through Rose-Tinted Glasses

A study by Mark Berg, director of the Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, and colleagues found that respondents tend to recall negative childhood events less often as adults than they do as children. Even if not recalled in adulthood, however, childhood adversities still predict lower quality cardiovascular health.

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Crime & Justice Policy

The Crime and Justice Policy Research Program conducts research on the causes and consequences of crime, interpersonal violence, and antisocial behavior. The program also considers the implementation and implications of public policies designed to prevent and control criminal offending.