"Twin studies ... refute both biological and environmental determinism. They do not negate the effect of the environment on behavior, nor do they overglorify the role of genes. They account for the uniqueness of each of us."

Thomas J. Bouchard Jr. 

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(video credit: Open University ©2011)

Interested to find out about other twin studies? Visit our partnering organisation, Twins Research Australia for more details.

This study is facilitated through access to Twins Research Australia, a national resource supported by

a Centre of Research Excellence Grant (ID: 1079102), from the National Health and Medical Research Council.