The 1,000 Most Studied Humans

A longitudal study provides a fascination look at what it means to be human

Duke psychologists Terrie Moffit and Avshalom Caspi are a husband and wife team who study mental health and human development. Moffitt is the Associate Director of the Dunedin Multidisplinary Health and Development Study in New Zealand, a 32-year longitudinal study of a 1972 birth cohort of 1000 individuals and their families.