Twin Studies on Personality

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Which type of of twins come from one fertilized egg?

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1. Which type of twins come from two different eggs?

2. Which of these statements about twin studies of personality is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of twin studies on personality. Some of the material you'll be quizzed on includes twin types that come from one fertilized egg as well as facts regarding twin studies on personality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Twin type produced by one fertilized egg
  • Twins that come from two different eggs
  • Facts about twin studies on personality
  • Traits found to be similar in identical twins
  • Debate among psychologists addressed by twin studies

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding fraternal and identical twins and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about twin studies on personality

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson titled Twin Studies on Personality. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and differentiate between identical and fraternal twins
  • Relate an example of a twin study from the lesson
  • Compare and contrast twins raised together versus twins raised apart
  • Understand the personality markers twin studies are designed to measure
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