The genetics of music accomplishment: evidence for gene-environment correlation and interaction.

@article{Hambrick2015TheGO,
  title={The genetics of music accomplishment: evidence for gene-environment correlation and interaction.},
  author={David Z. Hambrick and Elliot Tucker-Drob},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={112-20}
}
Theories of skilled performance that emphasize training history, such as K. Anders Ericsson and colleagues' deliberate-practice theory, have received a great deal of recent attention in both the scientific literature and the popular press. Twin studies, however, have demonstrated evidence for moderate-to-strong genetic influences on skilled performance. Focusing on musical accomplishment in a sample of over 800 pairs of twins, we found evidence for gene-environment correlation, in the form of a… CONTINUE READING

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