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...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Copyright date:
Common aetiology for diverse language skills in 4 1/2-year-old twins.
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record