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Separate lives : why siblings are so different

Author: Judy Dunn; Robert Plomin
Publisher: [New York] : Basic Books, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do two children reared in the same family turn out to be so different? Through lively research examples the authors examine the cause of sisbling differences and, in the process, overturn much of the prevailing wisdom on the roles of nature and nurture in development.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dunn, Judy, 1939-
Separate lives.
[New York] : Basic Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)756459995
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Dunn; Robert Plomin
ISBN: 0465076882 9780465076888 0465076890 9780465076895
OCLC Number: 21668835
Description: xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A Challenge --
Differences In Nature --
Differences In Nurture --
The Impact Of Parents --
Sibling Influences --
Beyond The Family --
Chance --
Implications
Responsibility: Judy Dunnand Robert Plomin.

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Using research examples and accounts of famous authors and their siblings, two developmental psychologists attempt to explain why siblings are often so different - a question that has puzzled both  Read more...

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