Transmission of social attitudes

N. G. Martin, L. J. Eaves, A. C. Heath, R. Jardine, L. M. Feingold, H. J. Eysenck

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Data gathered in Australia and England on the social attitudes of spouses and twins are largely consistent with a genetic model for family resemblance in social attitudes. There is substantial assortative mating and little evidence of vertical inheritance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4364-4368
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1986


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