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Individual differences in executive functions are almost entirely genetic in origin.
Recent psychological and neuropsychological research suggests that executive functions--the cognitive control processes that regulate thought and action--are multifaceted and that different types ofExpand
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Not All Executive Functions Are Related to Intelligence
Accumulating evidence suggests that executive functions (EFs) are related to intelligence, despite neuropsychological results initially considered evidence of no such relation. However, findings thatExpand
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Combined linkage and association sib-pair analysis for quantitative traits.
An extension to current maximum-likelihood variance-components procedures for mapping quantitative-trait loci in sib pairs that allows a simultaneous test of allelic association is proposed. TheExpand
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Genetics and developmental psychopathology: 2. The main effects of genes and environment on behavioral problems in the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development.
Little is known about the contribution of genetic and environmental factors to risk for juvenile psychopathology. The Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development allows theseExpand
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Behavioral disinhibition: liability for externalizing spectrum disorders and its genetic and environmental relation to response inhibition across adolescence.
Behavioral disinhibition has been characterized as a generalized vulnerability to externalizing disorders. Despite increasing evidence for its validity and heritability, the structural stability ofExpand
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Genetic and environmental influences on behavioral disinhibition.
Comorbidity among childhood disruptive behavioral disorders is commonly reported in both epidemiologic and clinical studies. These problems are also associated with early substance use and otherExpand
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Genetic and environmental influences on substance initiation, use, and problem use in adolescents.
BACKGROUND We conducted a sibling/twin/adoption study of substance initiation, use, and problem use, estimating the relative contribution of genetic and environmental influences on these phenotypesExpand
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Substance use, abuse and dependence in adolescence: prevalence, symptom profiles and correlates.
We present data on the lifetime prevalence of substance use, abuse and dependence in adolescents obtained through structured psychiatric interviews and self-report questionnaires. Most notably, weExpand
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The heritability of general cognitive ability increases linearly from childhood to young adulthood
Although common sense suggests that environmental influences increasingly account for individual differences in behavior as experiences accumulate during the course of life, this hypothesis has notExpand
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Candidate Gene–Environment Interaction Research
  • D. Dick, A. Agrawal, +6 authors K. Sher
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on psychological science : a journal…
  • 1 January 2015
Studying how genetic predispositions come together with environmental factors to contribute to complex behavioral outcomes has great potential for advancing the understanding of the development ofExpand
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