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ERIC Number: EJ205811
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Seeking the Cause of Correlations among Mental Abilities: Large Twin Analysis in a National Testing Program.
Page, Ellis B.; Jarjoura, David
Journal of Research and Development in Education, v12 n2 p108-17 Win 1979
A computer scan of ACT Assessment records identified 3,427 sets of twins. The Hardy-Weinberg rule was used to estimate the proportion of monozygotic twins in the sample. Matrices of genetic and environmental influences were produced. The heaviest loadings were clearly in the genetic matrix. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment