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G is for genes : the impact of genetics on education and achievement

Author: Kathryn Asbury; Robert Plomin
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2014. ©2014
Series: Understanding children's worlds, 13.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"G is for Genes shows how a dialogue between geneticists and educationalists can have beneficial results for the education of all children--and can also benefit schools, teachers, and society at large. -Draws on behavioral genetic research from around the world, including the UK-based Twins' Early Development Study (TEDS), one of the largest twin studies in the world -Offers a unique viewpoint by bringing together  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Asbury, Kathryn.
G is for genes.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2013
(DLC) 2013017491
(OCoLC)813392450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Asbury; Robert Plomin
ISBN: 9781118482797 1118482794 9781118482766 111848276X
OCLC Number: 857792973
Notes: Edition statement from running title area.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 197 pages).
Contents: Part one. In theory --
part two. In practice.
Series Title: Understanding children's worlds, 13.
Responsibility: Kathryn Asbury and Robert Plomin.
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G is for Genes summariezes the latest research and explores, in a scientific and non-political way, what genetic research means for schools, and for the choices parents have to make about their  Read more...

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