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Individual differences in handedness and specific language impairment: evidence against a genetic link

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Data from two twin studies were used to address two related questions. First, is there any association between handedness and specific speech and language impairment (SSLI) in children? Second, is there genetic influence on individual differences in handedness, and if so, are the same genes implicated in the etiology of SSLI? The first study used data from 58 MZ and 26 DZ pairs previously recruited for an investigation into the genetic origins of SSLI. All pairs contained at least one chi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Publisher copy:
10.1023/A:1012239617367
Journal:
Behavior Genetics Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
339-351
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EISSN:
1573-3297
ISSN:
0001-8244
URN:
uuid:a0d65844-60ed-49f9-af85-23e6db5bfddd
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ora:924

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