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Genes, cognition, and communication: insights from neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Twin and family studies have demonstrated that most cognitive traits are moderately to highly heritable. Neurodevelopmental disorders such as dyslexia, autism, and specific language impairment (SLI) also show strong genetic influence. Nevertheless, it has proved difficult for researchers to identify genes that would explain substantial amounts of variance in cognitive traits or disorders. Although this observation may seem paradoxical, it fits with a multifactorial model of how complex human ...

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10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.04419.x

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Journal:
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume:
1156
Pages:
1-18
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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1749-6632
ISSN:
0077-8923
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uuid:59d19daf-9fee-49b4-a9fc-10e9ec088879
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9511
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pubs:9511

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