ERIC Number: EJ284288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Genetic Influences on Personality from Infancy to Adulthood.
Goldsmith, H. H.
Child Development, v54 n2 p331-55 Apr 1983
Provides an overview of recent behavior-genetic studies of personality that document (1) the demonstration of genetic bases for stability of certain personality dimensions, (2) evidence suggesting the most influential environmental sources of variation are those not jointly experienced by family members, and (3) continuing controversy regarding the convergence of genetic results for different assessment strategies and different developmental periods. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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