Genetic influences on the overlap between low IQ and antisocial behavior in young children.

@article{Koenen2006GeneticIO,
  title={Genetic influences on the overlap between low IQ and antisocial behavior in young children.},
  author={Karestan C Koenen and Avshalom Caspi and Terrie E Moffitt and Fruhling V. Rijsdijk and Alan Owen Taylor},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={
          787-97
        }
}
The well-documented relation between the phenotypes of low IQ and childhood antisocial behavior could be explained by either common genetic influences or environmental influences. These competing explanations were examined through use of the Environmental Risk Longitudinal Twin Study 1994-1995 cohort (Moffitt & the E-Risk Study Team, 2002) of 1,116 twin pairs and their families. Children's IQ was assessed via individual testing at age 5 years. Mothers and teachers reported on children's… CONTINUE READING
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