In this episode, Jordan B Peterson is joined by Richard Tremblay. Richard Tremblay is a Canadian child psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology at the University of Montreal, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in child development. His research has focused on the development of aggressive behavior in children and the potential for early intervention programs to reduce the chances of children turning to crime in adulthood. In 2017, he received the 2017 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for his work studying delinquency in children, making him the first Canadian to receive this prize.
Dr. Tremblay and Jordan discussed a variety of topics in the realm of his research with physical aggression and juvenile delinquency, what surprised him of his finding, risk factors that lead to aggressive behavior in adults, experimental interventions with mothers to decrease aggression in children, the biology of aggression, what compelled him to do this research, different forms of aggression and more.
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