Here you find a literature database containing all bibliographic information on known publications related to TwinLife.



Baier, T. (2019). Does sibling and twin similarity in cognitive ability differ by parents’ education?. ZfF–Zeitschrift für Familienforschung/Journal of Family Research, 31(1). Abstract

Baier, T., & Lang, V. (2019). The Social Stratification of Environmental and Genetic Influences on Education: New Evidence Using a Register-Based Twin Sample. Sociological Science, 6, 143-171. Abstract

Kandler, C., Waaktaar, T., Mõttus, R., Riemann, R., & Torgersen, S. (2019). Unravelling the Interplay Between Genetic and Environmental Contributions in the Unfolding of Personality Differences from Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood. European Journal of Personality. Abstract

Gil-Hernández, C. J. (2019). Do Well-off Families Compensate for Low Cognitive Ability? Evidence on Social Inequality in Early Schooling from a Twin Study. Sociology of Education, 0038040719830698. Abstract

Gottschling, J., Hahn, E., Beam, C. R., Spinath, F. M., Carroll, S., & Turkheimer, E. (2019). Socioeconomic status amplifies genetic effects in middle childhood in a large German twin sample. Intelligence, 72, 20-27. Abstract



Klassen, L., Eifler, E. F., Hufer, A., & Riemann, R. (2018). Why Do People Differ in Their Achievement Motivation? A Nuclear Twin Family Study. Primenjena psihologija, 11(4), 433-450. Abstract

Johnson, W., Hahn, E., Gottschling, J., Lenau, F., Spinath, F. M., & McGue, M. (2018). SES-of-Origin and BMI in Youth: Comparing Germany and Minnesota. Behavior Genetics, 1-25. Abstract

Weinschenk, A. C., & Dawes, C. T. (2018). The genetic and psychological underpinnings of generalized social trust. Journal of Trust Research, 1-19. Abstract

Hübler, P. M. (2018). Heritability of time preference: Evidence from German twin data. Kyklos, 71(3), 433-455. Abstract

Kornadt A.E., Hufer A., Kandler C., Riemann R. (2018). On the genetic and environmental sources of social and political participation in adolescence and early adulthood. PLOS ONE 13(8): 1-16. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202518 Abstract

Bleidorn, W., Hufer, A., Kandler, C., Hopwood, C. J., & Riemann, R. (2018). A Nuclear Twin Family Study of Self‐Esteem. European Journal of Personality. DOI: 10.1002/per.2136 Abstract



Schulz, W., Schunck, R., Diewald, M., & Johnson, W. (2017). Pathways of Intergenerational Transmission of Advantages during Adolescence: Social Background, Cognitive Ability, and Educational Attainment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Online First. DOI: 10.1007/s10964-017-0718-0 Abstract

Spinath, F. M., & Bleidorn, W. (2017). The New Look of Behavioral Genetics in Social Inequality: Gene‐Environment Interplay and Life Chances. Journal of personality, 85(1), 5-9. DOI: 10.1111/jopy.12268 Abstract



Hahn, E., Gottschling, J., Bleidorn, W., Kandler, C., Spengler, M., Kornadt, A. E., ... & Lang, V. (2016). What Drives the Development of Social Inequality Over the Life Course? The German TwinLife Study. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 19(6), 659-672. Abstract



Spinath, F. M. (2015). Intelligent geboren oder schlau gemacht? Falsch gestellte Fragen und bessere Antworten. In D. H. Rost (Ed.), Intelligenz und Begabung, Lernen und Klassenführung (p.47-71). Münster: Waxmann.