ERIC Number: EJ555584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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A Twin Study of Mathematics Disability.
Alarcon, Marciela; DeFries, John C.; Light, Jacquelyn Gillis; Pennington, Bruce F.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v30 n6 p617-23 Nov-Dec 1997
Comparison of twins (40 identical and 23 fraternal) for mathematics deficits (MD), in which at least one member had a mathematics disability, found evidence for a significant genetic etiology. However, tests for the differential etiology of MD as a function of reading performance level were nonsignificant. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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