ex1605: Nature-Nurture

Description Usage Format Source References See Also Examples

Description

Data are a subset from an observational, longitudinal, study on adopted children. Is child's intelligence related to intelligence of the biological mother and the intelligence of the adoptive mother?

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 62 observations on the following 6 variables.

AMED

adoptive mother's years of education

BMIQ

biological mother's score on IQ test

Age2IQ

IQ of child at age 2

Age4IQ

IQ of child at age 4

Age8IQ

IQ of child at age 8

Age13IQ

IQ of child at age 13

Source

Ramsey, F.L. and Schafer, D.W. (2002). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (2nd ed), Duxbury.

References

Skodak, M. and Skeels, H.M. (1949). A Final Follow-up Study of One Hundred Adopted Children, Journal of Genetic Psychology 75: 85–125.

See Also

ex1319

Examples

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