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ERIC Number: EJ657407
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0736-9387
Longitudinal Twin Study of Early Reading Development in Three Countries: Preliminary Results.
Byrne, Brian; Delaland, Cara; Fielding-Barnsley, Ruth; Quain, Peter; Samuelsson, Stefan; Hoien, Torleiv; Corley, Robin; DeFries, John C.; Wadsworth, Sally; Willcutt, Erik; Olson, Richard K.
Annals of Dyslexia, v52 p49-73 2002
Preliminary results from data on 146 Australian, 284 American, and 70 Norwegian preschool twins indicate reliable genetic influences on phonological awareness and memory and learning. Vocabulary, grammar, and morphology showed significant shared environment and negligible genetic effects. A print knowledge composite showed genetic and shared environment influences. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Norway