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Genetic Basis of Morphological Variation

An Evaluation and Application of the Twin Study Method

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ISBN 9780674423312

Publication Date: 01/01/1959

204 pages

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This contribution to our understanding of quantitative variation in man provides a full statistical treatment of the data compiled. The reader will be particularly gratified by the way in which the authors have disentangled environmental from genetic influences in their study of the nature–nurture problem in the twin study method.

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