Robert Plomin Part 1: Behavioral Genetics, Twins and Adoptees, and GWAS

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This is Part 1 of the conversation with Dr. Robert Plomin: Behavioral Genetics, Twins and Adoptees, and GWAS.

Time Links:

01:07 The history of Behavioral Genetics

09:13 Environmentalism in the history of Psychology

14:22 Normative vs individual differences

19:32 Twin studies

26:12 The effects of the environment are mediated by genetics; gene-environment correlations

33:17 Uncontrolled accidents and unique life events

40:02 Actively seeking environments

42:47 All behavioral traits are heritable

50:00 Genome-wide association studies and identifying genes

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