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  • Do Genetic Factors Influence Religious Life? Findings from a Behavior Genetic Analysis of Twin Siblings.
    Bradshaw, Matt, and Christopher G. Ellison (2008)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47:4: 529-544.

    Based on 1995-96 survey data from U.S. twins; compares correlations of various religiosity tiems for identical & non-identical twins. Both genetic & environmental factors account for religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Inheritance
  • Social and Genetic Influences on Adolescent Religious Attitudes and Practices.
    Eaves, Lindon J., Peter K. Hatemi, Elizabeth C. Prom-Womley, and Lenn Murrelle (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1621-1646.

    Questionnaire study of twins & their mothers in North Carolina; socialization explained most religiosity.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Socialization; Factor analysis; Children; Adolescents; Inheritance
  • Inheritance Practices on a Catholic Island: Youngest-son Inheritance (ultimogeniture) on Kuroshima, Nagasaki Prefecture.
    Naito, Kanji (1970)
    Social Compass 17:1: 21-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Japan; Inheritance; Family; Japan, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kuroshima
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