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Predict My Future: The Science of Us

Meet a group of 1,037 New Zealanders born in one city who are the most scientifically studied people in the world. As part of a research effort known as the Dunedin Study, these individuals have been followed since their births between 1972 and 1973. While members are now dispersed around the globe - about one-third still reside in Dunedin - 96% of the original group are still taking part. It is an extraordinary achievement in such long running research. PREDICT MY FUTURE: THE SCIENCE OF US follows the fascinating study, a herculean effort to see what makes us all who . . .
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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM    "Troubled Teens - Why Some Go Bad and Others Come Right" What happens when young people run off the rails? Youth offending is very common - almost everyone does dumb things and many of us break the law. However youth offenders consist of two core groups; life present offenders (people who are going to continue offending regardless), and people who, given the right conditions, will turn around and become mainstream citizens. This episode asks why most young adolescents engage in juvenile delinquency; and, subsequently, why most of this delinquent behavior desists, yet a few become violent, career criminals. D
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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM "Troubled Teens - Why Some Go Bad and Others Come Right" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 - 11:00 PM "Troubled Teens - Why Some Go Bad and Others Come Right" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM "Our Genes and Us - Making It in a Tough Environment" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 - 11:00 PM "Our Genes and Us - Making It in a Tough Environment" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 - 7:00 PM "Modern Life - How It Affects Our Health and Well-Being" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 - 11:00 PM "Modern Life - How It Affects Our Health and Well-Being" (PLUS)
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