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Born together--reared apart the landmark Minnesota twin study by Nancy L. Segal

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Research,
  • Twins,
  • Nature and nurture,
  • Psychology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNancy L. Segal
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF723.T9 S436 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25067357M
ISBN 109780674055469
LC Control Number2011041636

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Born Together--Reared Apart: The Landmark Minnesota Twin Study by Segal, Nancy L. available in Hardcover on , also read synopsis and reviews. The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart startled scientists by demonstrating that twins reared.   The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart startled scientists by demonstrating that twins reared apart are as alike, across a number of personality traits and other measures, as those raised together, suggesting that genetic influence is pervasive. Segal offers an overview of the study’s scientific contributions and effect on public Author: Nancy L. Segal. Born Together—Reared Apart: The Landmark Minnesota Twin Study. The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart (MISTRA) was initiated in to help disentangle the effects of environment and genetics on behavior. By studying identical twins reared apart—siblings. Born Together—Reared Apart. Book Description: The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart startled scientists by demonstrating that twins reared apart are as alike, across a number of personality traits and other measures, as those raised together, suggesting that genetic influence is pervasive. Segal offers an overview of the study’s.