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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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... 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 Seth90210
Fri May 23, 2014 4:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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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: 72
Views: 269884

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: 72
Views: 269884

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: 72
Views: 269884

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!
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Views: 24791
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