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Justifying Separate Experiences for Twins: Dorothy Burlingham’s Classic Twin Study/Twin Research Reviews: Monozygotic Twins with Maturity-Onset Diabetes, Gene Editing of Chinese Twins, Educational Disadvantage of Early-Born Twins and Developmental Trajectories of Movements in Fetal Twins/In the News: Twins with Nearly Identical License Plates, Rare Case of Fetus-in-Fetu, Twin Brothers Killed at Pearl Harbor, Death of a 96-Year-Old Twin Holocaust Survivor, Death of Male–Female Twin Toddlers in a Heated Car and Confusion of Identical Twin Politicians

  • Nancy L. Segal (a1)

Abstract

This article explores the justification for providing separate experiences for twins. The focus is on Dorothy Burlingham’s (1952; Twins: A study of three sets of identical twins with 30 charts. London, UK: Imago) classic, in-depth study of three identical twin-pairs. Implications for how twins are raised currently will be examined. Reviews are presented of twin research concerning monozygotic twins with maturity-onset diabetes, gene editing of fetal Chinese twins, educational disadvantage of early-born twins, and developmental trajectories of twins’ prenatal movements. Some unusual experiences and situations involving twins that warrant media attention are also summarized. They include twins with nearly identical license plates, a rare case of fetus-in-fetu, twin brothers killed at Pearl Harbor, the death of a 96-year-old twin Holocaust survivor, the accidental death of male–female twin toddlers in a heated car and confusion over identical twin politicians.

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Author for correspondence: Nancy L. Segal, Email: nsegal@fullerton.edu

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Justifying Separate Experiences for Twins: Dorothy Burlingham’s Classic Twin Study/Twin Research Reviews: Monozygotic Twins with Maturity-Onset Diabetes, Gene Editing of Chinese Twins, Educational Disadvantage of Early-Born Twins and Developmental Trajectories of Movements in Fetal Twins/In the News: Twins with Nearly Identical License Plates, Rare Case of Fetus-in-Fetu, Twin Brothers Killed at Pearl Harbor, Death of a 96-Year-Old Twin Holocaust Survivor, Death of Male–Female Twin Toddlers in a Heated Car and Confusion of Identical Twin Politicians

  • Nancy L. Segal (a1)

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