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Learn more about twin studies


Did you know that identical twins share ~100% of their genes and (usually) the environment in which they live?

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Fraternal twins share ~50% of their genes, and (usually) the environment in which they live.

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Thus, comparative studies between identical and fraternal twins tend to give us some clues about how genetics and the environment influence our physical characteristics, our health,

our personality and our


sobre como a genética e o ambiente influenciam nossas características físicas, nossa saúde, nossa personalidade e nossos valores.

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Want to know more? We recommend the videos below on the subject:


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