Visualizing genetic similarity at the symptom level: The example of learning disabilities

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (2-3):155-157 (2010)
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Psychological traits and disorders are often interrelated through shared genetic influences. A combination of maximum-likelihood structural equation modelling and multidimensional scaling enables us to open a window onto the genetic architecture at the symptom level, rather than at the level of latent genetic factors. We illustrate this approach using a study of cognitive abilities involving over 5,000 pairs of twins



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