BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 14: Heritability, Twin Studies


Easy Readings

Wright L. (1995) Double mystery. The New Yorker, August 7, 45-62

Intermediate Readings

Bouchard T.J. Jr., Lykken D.T., McGue M., Segal N.L. and Tellegen A. (1990) Sources of human psychological differences: the Minnesota study of twins reared apart. Science 250: 223-228.
Hedges L.V., Nowell A. (1995) Sex differences in mental test scores, variability, and numbers of high-scoring individuals. Science 269: 41 45.
Loehlin J.C., Lindzey G., and Spuhler J.N. (1975) Race Differences in Intelligence. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman
Lykken D.T. (1995) The Antisocial Personalities. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Neisser U., Boodoo G., Bouchard T.J.Jr., Boykin A.W., Brody N., Ceci S.J., Halpern D.F., Loehlin J.C., Perloff A., Sternberg R.J. and Urbina S. (1996) Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns. Amer.Psychol. 51: 77-101

Plomin R. (1999) Genetics and general cognitive ability. Nature 402 (Suppl.): C25-C29

Scarr S. (1981) Race, Social Class, and Individual Differences in I.Q. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.
Scarr S. and Weinberg R.A. (1983) The Minnesota Adoption Studies: genetic differences and malleability. Child Dev. 54: 260-267.

Strachan T. and Read A.P. (2nd ed. 1999) Human Molecular Genetics. New York. Wiley/BIOS, ISBN # 0-471-33061-2.
Stunkard A.J., Harris J.R., Pedersen N.L., McClearn G.E. (1990) The Body-Mass Index of Twins Who Have Been Reared Apart. The New England Journal of Medicine 322: 1483-1487.

Advanced Readings

Devlin B., Daniels M., and Roeder K. (1997) The heritability of IQ. Nature 388: 468-471


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