Testing the equal environments assumption in the Children of Twins design.

@article{Koenig2010TestingTE,
  title={Testing the equal environments assumption in the Children of Twins design.},
  author={Laura B Koenig and Theodore Jacob and Jon Randolph Haber and Hong Xian},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={533-41}
}
In a Children of Twins (COT) design, the environmental and genetic risk of a child is, in part, dependent upon the status of the father and the father's cotwin. The logic of the COT method breaks down if the zygosity of the twin pair is confounded with the environment provided to the child (a version of the Equal Environment Assumption, EEA). If MZ twin… CONTINUE READING