My Pilgrimage: Behavioral Medicine

     My interest in psychology was spurred on by a discovery over a quarter of a century ago.  Behavioral medicine research demonstrated that hostility, a psychological trait (the mind), had an affect on coronary heart disease risk—the body (Williams et al., 1980). Read More...

Collaboration and Mentorship

Research on stress, race and cortisol reactivity.

Generational Transmission of Knowledge: Professionals, Mentors, and Students

Laura Smart Richman and Charles Jonassaint in the Social Science Research Institute DIISP lab at Duke University


In The News

The lacrosse incident provided Duke researchers a chance to study stress in real time. Full Story .

If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called Research

~ A. Einstein