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The developmental origins of aggression

74 Leichhardt Street, Griffith, ACT, Richard Tremblay
07 February 2006 -

Richard Tremblay
University of Montreal, Canada

This seminar was hosted in conjunction with the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department.

About the presenter

Richard Tremblay is professor of paediatrics, psychiatry, and psychology at the University of Montréal, and Canada Research Chair in Child Development. For the past 20 years he has conducted a program of longitudinal studies on the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children from conception to adulthood. One of his major focuses has been the study of the development and prevention of antisocial behaviour.

Professor Tremblay is an advisory board member of the Canadian Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and a member of one of the USA National Institute of Health planning committees for a longitudinal study of 100,000 pregnant women. This study is expected to follow the children's development for at least 30 years. As Molson Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Dr. Tremblay is a member of its Human Development program. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Further reading

  • Developmental trajectory groups : fact or useful statistical fiction?
    Daniel S Nagin and Richard E Tremblay. Criminology 43(4), 2005: 873-904