Using a paired-associate learning task to assess parent-child phenotypic similarity.

@article{Almstrom2005UsingAP,
  title={Using a paired-associate learning task to assess parent-child phenotypic similarity.},
  author={Christina M. Almstrom and Mike H. Knight},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={129-37}
}
The fact of uncertain paternity has led some researchers to hypothesize that children should more closely resemble their fathers than their mothers. The evidence in support of this hypothesis is mixed, partly because the procedures used to measure perceived phenotypic similarity may not be sensitive enough to detect small effects and partly because comparisons are made between fathers and mothers rather than random control groups. In the present experiment the viability of using a paired… CONTINUE READING

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