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Author Segal, Nancy L., 1951-
Title Born together--reared apart : the landmark Minnesota twin study / Nancy L. Segal.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.

Author Segal, Nancy L., 1951-
Subject Twins -- Psychology -- Research.
Nature and nurture -- Research.
Twin Studies as Topic.
Twins -- psychology.
Social Environment.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 410 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary An overview of the Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart, which posits that, across a number of traits, twins reared separately are as alike as those raised together-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Note In English.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE. The Jim Twins (February- March 1979) -- CHAPTER TWO. 15,000 Questions × 137 Pairs -- CHAPTER THREE. Early Findings (1979- 1983) -- CHAPTER FOUR. Sexual Orientation, Cognition, and Medical Traits (1984- 1987) -- CHAPTER FIVE. Pivotal Papers: Personality and IQ (1988 and 1990) -- CHAPTER SIX. Job Satisfaction, Cardiac Characteristics, and More (1989- 1990) -- CHAPTER SEVEN. Psychopathology and Religiosity (1990) -- CHAPTER EIGHT. Dental Traits, Allergies, and Vocational Interests (1991- 1992) -- CHAPTER NINE. Creativity, Work Values, and Evolution (1992- 1993) -- CHAPTER TEN. Family Environments, Happiness, Sensation Seeking, and the MMPI (1994- 1997) -- CHAPTER ELEVEN. "Larks" and "Owls," Ego Development, and Authoritarianism (1998- 2002) -- CHAPTER TWELVE. Twin Relationships, Social Attitudes, and Mental Abilities (2003- 2005) -- CHAPTER THIRTEEN. Sexual Development, Fluctuating Asymmetry, Body Size, and the Structure of Intelligence (2006 and Beyond) -- CHAPTER FOURTEEN. Questions, Answers, and Twin Studies of the Future -- APPENDIX A. Funding Sources -- APPENDIX B. Glossary -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
ISBN 0674065158 (electronic bk.)
9780674065154 (electronic bk.)
9780674055469 (alk. paper)
0674055462 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 7206323
OCLC # 798902950
Additional Format Print version: Segal, Nancy L., 1951- Born together--reared apart. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2012 9780674055469 (DLC) 2011041636 (OCoLC)756913017.

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