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ERIC Number: EJ481082
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
Which Aspects of Processing Text Mediate Genetic Effects?
Stevenson, Jim
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v3 n3-4 p249-69 Dec 1991
Investigates genetic influences on reading in a sample of 285, 13-year-old twins. Finds the heritability of disability for reading recognition to be nonsignificant but that spelling had a substantial genetic contribution to all levels of disability. Suggests two possible independent aspects of phonological ability, each influenced by genetic factors. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: Genetic and Neurological Influences on Reading Disability.