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Twin classroom dilemma : to study together or separately?
(American Psychological Association, 2018-07)
There is little research to date on the academic implications of teaching twins in the same or different classroom. Consequently, it is not clear whether twin classroom separation is associated with positive or negative ...
Longitudinal links between gambling participation and academic performance in youth : a test of four models
Gambling participation and academic achievement
Gambling participation and low academic performance are related during adolescence, but the causal mechanisms underlying this link are unclear. It is possible that gambling participation impairs academic performance. ...
The genetic and environmental etiology of the association between vocabulary and syntax in first grade
Etiology of vocabulary and syntax
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-03-09)
This study examined the genetic and environmental etiology of vocabulary, syntax, and their association in first graders. French-speaking same-sex twins (N = 555) completed two vocabulary tests, and two scores of syntax ...
A longitudinal twin study of callous-unemotional traits during childhood
Longitudinal twin callous-unemotional, 1
(American Psychological Association, 2018-05)
Previous research indicates that genetic factors largely account for the stability of callous-unemotional (CU) traits in adolescence. However, the genetic-environmental etiology of the development of CU traits has not been ...
Early warm-rewarding parenting moderates the genetic contributions to callous-unemotional traits in childhood
Warm-rewarding genetic callous-unemotional
Background Previous gene–environment interaction studies of CU traits have relied on the candidate gene approach, which does not account for the entire genetic load of complex phenotypes. Moreover, these studies have ...
The gene–environmental architecture of the development of adolescent substance use
Gene–environmental architecture of adolescent substance use
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-02-19)
Background: Using a longitudinal twin design and a latent growth curve/autoregressive approach, this study examined the genetic-environmental architecture of substance use across adolescence. Methods: Self-reports of ...
Serotonin transporter promoter methylation in peripheral cells and neural responses to negative stimuli : a study of adolescent monozygotic twins
(Springer Nature, 2018-08-08)
Several studies have examined associations between peripheral DNA methylation patterns of the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) promoter and symptoms of depression and anxiety. The SLC6A4 promoter methylation has also ...
Birth size and gestational age in opposite-sex twins as compared to same-sex twins : an individualbased pooled analysis of 21 cohorts
(Nature research, 2018-04-19)
It is well established that boys are born heavier and longer than girls, but it remains unclear whether birth size in twins is affected by the sex of their co-twin. We conducted an individual-based pooled analysis of 21 ...