Twin Mythconceptions

Written By Nancy L. Segal
Twin Mythconceptions
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 February 2017
  • ISBN : 0128039957
  • Pages : 334 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Twin Mythconceptions written by Nancy L. Segal which was release on 08 February 2017, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins is described, followed by both a short answer about the truth, and then a longer, more detailed explanation. Coverage includes embryology of twins, twin types, intellectual growth, personality traits, sexual orientation of twins, marital relationships, epigenetic analyses, and more. Five appendices cover selected topics in greater depth, such as the frequency of different twin types and the varieties of polar body twin pairs. This book will inform and entertain behavioral and life science researchers, health professionals, twins, parents of twins, and anyone interested in the fascinating topic of twins. Identifies common misunderstandings about twins Provides scientific answers to questions about twins Encompasses the biology, psychology, genetics, and personality of twins Includes discussion of identical, fraternal same-sex, and fraternal opposite-sex twins Allows for quick answers to common questions and more detailed explanations

Twin Mythconceptions

Twin Mythconceptions
  • Author : Nancy L. Segal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-08
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Twin Mythconceptions: False Beliefs, Fables, and Facts about Twins sheds new light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, the book separates fact from fiction. Each idea about twins ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-10-15
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : In Deliberately Divided, Nancy Segal revisits a controversial study that tracked the development of separated twins and triplets. None of the adoptive parents were told that they were raising a multiple birth baby. The truth was shocking for these parents and twins, many of whom have shared their unimaginable stories ...

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  • Author : Karen Dillon
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-07-26
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : The cultural fantasy of twins imagines them as physically and behaviorally identical. Media portrayals consistently offer the spectacle of twins who share an insular closeness and perform a supposed alikeness—standing side by side, speaking and acting in unison. Treating twinship as a cultural phenomenon, this first comprehensive study of ...

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  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2021-05-05
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Human twins have many meanings and different histories. They have been seen as gods and monsters, signs of danger, death, and sexual deviance. They are taken as objects of wonder and violent repression, the subjects of scientific experiment. Now millions are born through fertility technologies. Their history is often buried ...

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  • Author : Wieland Schwanebeck
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-01-06
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Unlike previous efforts that have only addressed literary twinship as a footnote to the doppelganger motif, this book makes a case for the complexity of literary twinship across the literary spectrum. It shows how twins have been instrumental to the formation of comedies of mistaken identity, the detective genre, and ...

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  • Author : Dr. Nancy L. Segal,Yesika S. Montoya
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : "A unique window into human behavior and development." —Steven Pinker The riveting story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and improbably reunited as adults, a dream case for exploring nature and nurture. Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who ...

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-01-30
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Multiple Pregnancy - New Challenges is a comprehensive book, written in an organized and concise format. The book offers an immersion into multiple pregnancy. Each chapter presents the reader with various important issues related to the subject matter. The book covers all spectrums of multiple pregnancy such as epidemiology, etiology, ...

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  • Author : Robert J. Sternberg
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : The study of human intelligence features many points of consensus, but there are also many different perspectives. In this unique book Robert J. Sternberg invites the nineteen most highly cited psychological scientists in the leading textbooks on human intelligence to share their research programs and findings. Each chapter answers a ...

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  • Author : Barbara Klein,Stephen A. Hart,Jacqueline M. Martinez
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-24
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : New Understandings of Twin Relationships takes an experience-based approach to exploring how twin attachment and estrangement are critical to understanding the push and pull of closely entwined personal relationships. Based on the research expertise of each of the authors (all identical twins in their own right), and vignettes from twins ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • Total pages : 205
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : The latest volume in this multidisciplinary series on key topics in evolutionary studies, Evolutionary Perspectives on Death provides an evolutionary analysis of mortality and the consideration of death. Bringing together noted experts from a variety of fields, the books emanate from conferences held at Oakland University, and are dedicated to ...

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  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-08
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Presents a collection of facts and discovers about some of science's greatest myths....

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Dark Cognition
  • Author : David Vernon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-02
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Outlining the scientific evidence behind psi research, Dark Cognition expertly reveals that such anomalous phenomena clearly exist, highlighting that the prevailing view of consciousness, purely as a phenomenon of the brain, fails to account for the empirical findings. David Vernon provides essential coverage of information and evidence for a variety ...

Poetic Myth Conceptions

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  • Author : E. G. Pizzella
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2016-04-28
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : This book will take the reader on an exciting, mystical and exhilarating journey back in time, where he may examine, learn and reflect upon the mythological history of our present day culture. This collection of original poems is rooted in the popular historical religious beliefs and anecdotes of Ancient Greece ...

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  • Author : Judi Nath
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2021-10-12
  • Total pages : 267
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : It is time to tease sense out of the nonsense when it comes to eating smartly. This book offers advice on how to eat nutritiously every day without all the guilt, money, and discomfort wasted on the latest, greatest fad. Using the best scientific nutrition research available, this book will ...

Creativity and Mental Illness

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  • Author : James C. Kaufman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-07
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128039957
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Summary : Are creative people more likely to be mentally ill? This basic question has been debated for thousands of years, with the 'mad genius' concept advanced by such luminaries as Aristotle. There are many studies that argue the answer is 'yes', and several prominent scholars who argue strongly for a connection. ...