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