Adoption Studies

Some articles on adoption studies, studies, adoption:

Heritability Of IQ - Estimates of The Heritability of IQ - Heritability and Socioeconomic Status
... and non-white families are poorly represented in existing adoption studies as well as in most twin samples ... Thus it is not yet clear whether these studies apply to the population as a whole ... Nine years later after adoption, when they were on average 14 years old, they retook the IQ tests, and all of them did better ...
Genetics Of Aggression - Human Behavior Genetics - Adoption Studies
... Adoption studies allow genetic factors of behavior to be tested by taking advantage of the fact that an adopted person shares their genetic makeup with their biological parents but ... One adoption study in Denmark found that adoptive siblings split into separate foster homes had a 12.9% concordance rate of crime and aggressive behavior ... between biological parents who committed criminal activity and their children they gave up for adoption committing criminal activity ...
Heritability Of IQ - Estimates of The Heritability of IQ - Shared Family Environment
... However, adoption studies show that by adulthood adoptive siblings aren't more similar in IQ than strangers, while adult full siblings show an IQ correlation of 0.6 ... Conventional twin studies reinforce this pattern monozygotic (identical) twins raised separately are highly similar in IQ (0.86), more so than dizygotic (f ... However, some studies of twins reared apart (e.g ...

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