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Twin study

twin study

A method of detecting genetic causes in human traits and genetic factors in behaviour using sets of twins.


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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... my previous understanding of genetic influences (denoted by A in the twin study ACE model). If skin color is a determiner of IQ and skin color is genetic, that would ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218754

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... A. (1990). Sources of human psychological differences: The Minnesota study of twins reared apart. Science, 250, 223-228. Brigham, C. C. (1923). A study of American intelligence. ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218754

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... factor of intelligence (known as g). Contrary to Gould, every major study shows that different IQ tests tend to be significantly intercorrelated ... psychologist who reported a heritability for IQ of 77% for identical twins reared apart. Subsequently, he was widely accused of fabricating his ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218754

Organ Transplants!

... and Prograf has already shown some promise to MS patients. A large study is under way to determine if it is effective. Genetic engineering is ... the organ (destroy it cell by cell). Only tissue from an identical twin will be fully accepted. There are three types of rejection that might ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organ Transplants!
Replies: 21
Views: 22537

Will clones have the same personlity?

This is more of a psychology question. Psychology = the study of behavior. I believe that twins don't even have the same fingerprints.. so twins are different.. A clone, an exact clone however would most likely have the same psychobiology and fingerprint. ...

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by Bio-Hazard
Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Will clones have the same personlity?
Replies: 1
Views: 2990
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