Yearly Archives: 1986

November 20, 1986

Waging War on War Toys

by Don Bishoff of The Register-Guard Will the kid who fires a Rambo water machine gun be more likely to punch a friend today or push the button to start World War III tomorrow? The peaceful folk who make up the Eugene-based Families for Survival think so. They contend that “war toys” — meaning everything […]

April 6, 1986

Twins Double Psychologists’ Insight

by James Plourde of The Register-Guard Despite their prominence in the zodiac and occasional mention in the titillating headlines of supermarket tabloids, most twins lead relatively normal lives. But normal or not, twins provide scientists with unique research opportunities, and Hill Goldsmith, a University of Oregon psychology professor, believes the study of twins may offer […]