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Entwined lives :twins and what they tell us about human behavior

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An exploration of behavioral and biological aspects of human twins which discusses both experimental data and anecdotes from twins and their parents. Among the topics treated are twins' language patterns, the biological bases of identical and fraternal twinning, how twin studies affect legal decisions and settlements, and what twin research tells us about athletic skill.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

  1. ch. 1.Identical and fraternal twins: living laboratories
  2. ch. 2.Identical, but not the same: differences between identical twins
  3. ch. 3.Natural experiments: unusual twin types
  4. ch. 4.Developing in tandem: intelligence and special mental skills
  5. ch. 5.Unfolding lives: personalaity traits, mental disorders and atypical behaviors
  6. ch. 6.Friendship extraordinaire: twins' special relationship
  7. ch. 7.Twist of fate: twins reared apart
  8. ch. 8.Another twist of fate: children adopted together
  9. ch. 9.Lonesome crowd: loss of a twin
  10. ch. 10.Making multiples: new fertility treatments and beyond
  11. ch. 11.Two-base hits and triple toe loops: physical growth and athletic prowess
  12. ch. 12.Noah'a Ark: twins in the nonhuman animal kingdom
  13. ch. 13.Other half: noteworthy twins
  14. ch. 14.Double indemnity: twins in the courtroom
  15. ch. 15.Separate minds in shared bodies: conjoined twins
  16. ch. 16.Double entendre: twinship's many meanings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525944652
Subtitle:
Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior
Foreword:
Bouchard, Thomas J.
Author:
Segal, Nancy
Publisher:
Dutton Adult
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Developmental Psychology
Subject:
Twins
Subject:
Human behavior
Subject:
Siblings
Subject:
Nature and nurture
Subject:
Developmental - General
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
19990401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
xx, 396 p.
Dimensions:
9.26x6.25x1.35 in. 1.54 lbs.

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