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Genetic Contribution to Variation in Cognitive Function in Twins

Using neuroimaging to examine cognitive function in twins, results show that their brain functioning is more similar than that of non-twin siblings. Based on Genetic contribution to variation in cognitive function: An fMRI study in twins, Koten et al, Science, 2009. This short documentary is a strong entry in the Gene Screen BC 2010 science video contest. Winner will be announced Sept. 8. Pubcast DOI: 10.4016/20743.01.

Producer: Jan Willem Koten Jr., Pit Aretz Featuring: Jan Willem Koten Jr.
Format: Flash Date: 13/08/10
Length: 00:04:14  
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    Last reviewed: 16 Aug 2010

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). Brain Scans Show Twins Think Alike. Psych Central. Retrieved on April 23, 2014, from


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