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May 29, 2018

Dan Keating Awarded 2019 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award

Book cover for Born AnxiousDan Keating was awarded the 2019 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award in Developmental Psychology for Born Anxious: The Lifelong Impact of Early Life Adversity — and How to Break the Cycle.

From the publisher website: “Why are we the way we are? Why do some of us find it impossible to calm a quick temper or to shake anxiety? The debate has always been divided between nature and nurture, but as psychology professor Daniel P. Keating demonstrates in Born Anxious, new DNA science points to a third factor that allows us to inherit both the nature and the nurture of previous generationsā€”with significant consequences.”

Read more about the book at the blog post by theĀ Population, Neurodevelopment and Genetics Program.