ERIC Number: EJ611124
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Reading Disability in Boys and Girls: No Evidence for a Differential Genetic Etiology.
Wadsworth, Sally J.; Knopik, Valerie S.; DeFries, J. C.
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v13 n1-2 p133-45 Sep 2000
Analyzes composition reading performance data from identical and fraternal twin pairs in order to test the hypothesis that genetic influences are more important as a cause of reading disability in girls than in boys. Provides little or no evidence for the hypothesis of greater genetic influence on reading difficulties in girls than in boys. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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