Routledge The Trouble with Twin StudiesA Reassessment of Twin Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
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The Trouble with Twin Studies questions popular genetic explanations of human behavioral differences based upon the existing body of twin research. Psychologist Jay Joseph outlines the fallacies of twin studies in the context of the ongoing decades-long failure to discover genes for human behavioral differences including IQ personality and the major psychiatric disorders. This volume critically examines twin research with a special emphasis on reared-apart twin studies and incorporates new and updated perspectives analyses arguments and evidence.