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Kennedy Center Lectures on Development and Developmental Disabilities: "Grammar Markers and Other Speech and Language Phenotypes: New Twin Heritability Estimates at 4, 6, and 16 Years"

Date: March 01, 2018

Time: 4:10PM to 5:10PM

Location: Room 241, One Magnolia Circle Building, Vanderbilt University


Grammar Markers and Other Speech and Language Phenotypes: New Twin Heritability Estimates at 4, 6, and 16 Years

Mabel Rice, Ph.D., Fred & Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing, University of Kansas; Director, U Kansas Child Language Doctoral Program

Dr Rice will describe new reports coming from longitudinal population-based studies of twins, one she directed with data collection in Australia and another in collaboration with a large twin study conducted in England. The outcome variables include detailed measures of grammar which show high heritability increasing with age.

Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018, 4:10-5:10 p.m.
Room 241, One Magnolia Circle Building, Vanderbilt University

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