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Genetic and environmental etiology of speech and word reading in Chinese

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The present study examined the genetic and environmental etiology of the connection between speech and word reading in Chinese. A total of 371 pairs of Chinese twins (278 pairs of monozygotic twins and 93 pairs of same-sex dizygotic twins) were tested on speech discrimination and production, phonological skills, semantic skills, and Chinese word reading at the mean age 7.4 years. Results of univariate genetic analyses showed moderate genetic influences on speech, semantic skills, and Chinese ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.lindif.2017.04.001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Learning and Individual Differences Journal website
Volume:
56
Pages:
49-58
Publication date:
2017-05-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-02
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EISSN:
1873-3425
ISSN:
1041-6080
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697219
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uuid:d1f9b6c2-e5d9-4d86-9036-b38bfa9569f6
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pubs:697219
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2017-06-13

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