Welcome to the TwinLife study

A genetically informative, longitudinal study about the development of social inequality

Here you will find news about the TwinLife project.
A summary of the project status is also available in current newsletter.
Detailed documentation of the dataset can be found in the menu item data.

News

09/10/2018 - 14:22

In der "Debatte: Intelligenz" der Frankfurter Rundschau wird der Frage auf den Grund gegangen, ob eher unsere Gene oder die Umwelt und die Erfahrungen, die wir im Laufe unseres Lebens machen, für unsere Intelligenz verantwortlich sind. In dem Artikel äußert sich unter anderem Prof. Rainer Riemann und bezieht sich dabei auf erste Ergebnisse aus der TwinLife Studie.

15/03/2018 - 20:32

Pre-conference data workshop on the 18th of July 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., @DIW Berlin, in advance of the 13th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (SOEP2018).

22/03/2017 - 10:32

Information on how to obtain the data are summarized in this flyer.

26/07/2016 - 10:53

New media on "genes and social influences" are availible to you. Click here.

22/03/2016 - 08:49

Course on June 21, 2016 at the German Institute of Economic Research, Berlin

18/11/2015 - 18:20

Click here to view all information (household survey, telephone interviews & first data)

14/01/2015 - 15:42
In the German journal "Pädiatrische Praxis" a new article with the title "Entwicklung bei Zwillingen. Worauf ist in der Erziehung und Bildung besonders zu achten?" has been released.
21/10/2014 - 16:46

Our project has started in September 2014. Since then, interviewers have started to visit German twin families.

09/10/2014 - 13:56

In January 2014 the TwinLife team hosted their first Scientific Advisory Board Meeting in Eltville/Rhine with local and international scientists from various disciplines.

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