Genotype-Environment Interaction in Mathematics Performance: Application of a Heteroscedastic Multilevel IRT Model on Twin Data


Results of international comparisons such as PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) and TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) suggest that Dutch students are underperforming in mathematics:... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Inga Schwabe (Tilburg University)
  2. Dorret I. Boomsma (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  3. Stephanie M. Van Den Berg (University of Twente)

Topic Areas

Education , Genetics , Measurement and Psychometrics


Talks-3 » Genes & environment (09:00 - Saturday, 14th July)