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Brain Scans Show Twins Think Alike

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

Brain Scans Show Twins Think Alike

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.

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Kiume, S. (2016). Brain Scans Show Twins Think Alike. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 26, 2020, from


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