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Centre for Analytic Criminology


Grafitti.jpgThe Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+)

Principal Investigator: Professor Per-Olof H. Wikström, University of Cambridge

The Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+) is a prospective longitudinal study that has followed a random sample of 716 young people, who were 12 years old and living in the UK city of Peterborough and nearby villages, through adolescence into young adulthood. Please read more


White House in pboroNeurogenetics and differential susceptibility to criminogenic social environments: How do young people develop and express crime propensities?

Principal Investigator: Dr Kyle Treiber, University of Cambridge

This study add a genetic dimension to the PADS+ study. A main aim of the research is to explore and explain the gene-environment interactions in the development of key neurocognitive functions which underlie people's crime propensities. Please read more