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Common aetiology for diverse language skills in 4 1/2-year-old twins.

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Multivariate genetic analysis was used to examine the genetic and environmental aetiology of the interrelationships of diverse linguistic skills. This study used data from a large sample of 4 1/2-year-old twins who were tested on measures assessing articulation, phonology, grammar, vocabulary, and verbal memory. Phenotypic analysis suggested two latent factors: articulation (2 measures) and general language (the remaining 7), and a genetic model incorporating these factors provided a good fit...

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10.1017/S0305000906007331

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Journal:
Journal of child language
Volume:
33
Issue:
2
Pages:
339-368
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1469-7602
ISSN:
0305-0009
URN:
uuid:f9e0f856-5b67-470c-9c8a-ff124c773459
Source identifiers:
8309
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pubs:8309

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