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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 February 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128039953
  • Page : 334 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described, followed by both a short answer about the truth, and then a longer, more detailed explanation. Coverage includes embryology of twins, twin types, intellectual growth, personality traits, sexual orientation of twins, marital relationships, epigenetic analyses, and more. Five appendices cover selected topics in greater depth, such as the frequency of different twin types and the varieties of polar body twin pairs. This book will inform and entertain behavioral and life science researchers, health professionals, twins, parents of twins, and anyone interested in the fascinating topic of twins. Identifies common misunderstandings about twins Provides scientific answers to questions about twins Encompasses the biology, psychology, genetics, and personality of twins Includes discussion of identical, fraternal same-sex, and fraternal opposite-sex twins Allows for quick answers to common questions and more detailed explanations

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Twin Mythconceptions

Twin Mythconceptions
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-08
  • ISBN : 9780128039953
GET THIS BOOKTwin Mythconceptions

Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described, followed by both a short answer about the truth, and then a longer, more detailed explanation. Coverage includes embryology of twins, twin types, intellectual growth, personality traits, sexual

Twin Mythconceptions

Twin Mythconceptions
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-15
  • ISBN : 0128039949
GET THIS BOOKTwin Mythconceptions

Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described, followed by both a short answer about the truth, and then a longer, more detailed explanation. Coverage includes embryology of twins, twin types, intellectual growth, personality traits, sexual

Parent Like a Triplet

Parent Like a Triplet
  • Author : Kari Ertresvåg
  • Publisher : Kari Ertresvag
  • Release Date : 2020-02-12
  • ISBN : 8230344612
GET THIS BOOKParent Like a Triplet

If you're wondering what it feels like to grow up and be a twin or a triplet then this is the book for you. With humour and honesty, identical triplet Kari Ertresvåg lays bare what it feels like to grow up as a twin or a triplet to jump-start reflections for parents and ultimately make life easier for twins and triplets.

Indivisible by Two

Indivisible by Two
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 0674019334
GET THIS BOOKIndivisible by Two

The joys and real-life traumas of twelve remarkable sets of twins, triplets, and quintuplets are revealed in this collection of stories that are a reminder of how incompletely any theory explains real life.

Accidental Brothers

Accidental Brothers
  • Author : Dr. Nancy L. Segal,Yesika S. Montoya
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • ISBN : 9781250101914
GET THIS BOOKAccidental Brothers

"A unique window into human behavior and development." —Steven Pinker The riveting story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and improbably reunited as adults, a dream case for exploring nature and nurture. Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly raised as fraternal twins—when they were not even biological brothers. Due to an oversight that presumably occurred in the hospital nursery, one

Born Together—Reared Apart

Born Together—Reared Apart
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-18
  • ISBN : 9780674065154
GET THIS BOOKBorn Together—Reared Apart

The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart startled scientists by demonstrating that twins reared apart are as alike, across a number of personality traits and other measures, as those raised together, suggesting that genetic influence is pervasive. Segal offers an overview of the study’s scientific contributions and effect on public consciousness.

Deliberately Divided

Deliberately Divided
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-10-15
  • ISBN : 1538132850
GET THIS BOOKDeliberately Divided

In Deliberately Divided, Nancy Segal revisits a controversial study that tracked the development of separated twins and triplets. None of the adoptive parents were told that they were raising a multiple birth baby. The truth was shocking for these parents and twins, many of whom have shared their unimaginable stories for the first time.

Someone Else's Twin

Someone Else's Twin
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release Date : 2011-07-19
  • ISBN : 9781616144388
GET THIS BOOKSomeone Else's Twin

The combination of a riveting true story and cutting-edge twin research makes this book an irresistible page-turner. Identical twins Begoña and Delia were born thirty-eight years ago in Spain’s Canary Islands. Due to chaotic conditions at the hospital or simple human error, the unthinkable happened: Delia was unintentionally switched with another infant in the baby nursery. This fascinating story describes in vivid detail the consequences of this unintentional separation of identical twin sisters. The author considers not only

Entwined Lives

Entwined Lives
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Dutton Adult
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : 0525944656
GET THIS BOOKEntwined Lives

A groundbreaking study of twins brings together the latest scientific research and case studies to explore the complexities of human behavior and development as it examines such topics as twins separated at birth, pseudotwins, the loss of a twin, the implications of new fertility drugs, and more. 10,000 first printing. Tour.

Deliberately Divided

Deliberately Divided
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-11-08
  • ISBN : 9781538132869
GET THIS BOOKDeliberately Divided

In Deliberately Divided, Nancy Segal revisits a controversial study that tracked the development of separated twins and triplets. None of the adoptive parents were told that they were raising a multiple birth baby. The truth was shocking for these parents and twins, many of whom have shared their unimaginable stories for the first time.

Twin Research for Everyone

Twin Research for Everyone
  • Author : Adam D. Tarnoki,David L. Tarnoki,Jennifer Harris,Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-08-26
  • ISBN : 9780128215159
GET THIS BOOKTwin Research for Everyone

Twin Research: Biology, Health, Epigenetics, and Psychology is a comprehensive, applied resource in twinning and twin studies that is grounded in the most impactful findings from twin research in recent years. While targeted to undergraduate and graduate students, this compendium will prove a valuable resource for scholars already familiar with twin studies, as well as those coming to the field for the first time. Here, more than forty experts across an array of disciplines examine twinning and twin research methodologies

The Spectacle of Twins in American Literature and Popular Culture

The Spectacle of Twins in American Literature and Popular Culture
  • Author : Karen Dillon
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • ISBN : 9781476633862
GET THIS BOOKThe Spectacle of Twins in American Literature and Popular Culture

The cultural fantasy of twins imagines them as physically and behaviorally identical. Media portrayals consistently offer the spectacle of twins who share an insular closeness and perform a supposed alikeness—standing side by side, speaking and acting in unison. Treating twinship as a cultural phenomenon, this first comprehensive study of twins in American literature and popular culture examines the historical narrative—within the discourses of experimentation, aberrance and eugenics—and how it has shaped their representations in the 20th and 21

Literary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning

Literary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning
  • Author : Wieland Schwanebeck
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-01-06
  • ISBN : 9781000032734
GET THIS BOOKLiterary Twinship from Shakespeare to the Age of Cloning

Unlike previous efforts that have only addressed literary twinship as a footnote to the doppelganger motif, this book makes a case for the complexity of literary twinship across the literary spectrum. It shows how twins have been instrumental to the formation of comedies of mistaken identity, the detective genre, and dystopian science fiction. The individual chapters trace the development of the category of twinship over time, demonstrating how the twin was repeatedly (re-)invented as a cultural and pathological type

Twins in Session

Twins in Session
  • Author : Joan A. Friedman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • ISBN : 0989346455
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The Mystic Typewriter

The Mystic Typewriter
  • Author : Rakesh Chopra
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 2022-06-13
  • ISBN : 9789355213860
GET THIS BOOKThe Mystic Typewriter

Dr. Arvind Bakshi has a seemingly perfect life, a roaring medical practice, and a beautiful wife and daughter. But Destiny had other plans. A cruel turn of events, and he finds himself alone in a strange town. Would he be able to unravel the mystery of these terrible chains of events? Would some mystic occurrences help him to find a new lease of life, and in the process, make some startling discoveries?