Using a siblings reared apart and together design to parse genetic vs. environmental influences on children's body mass index


Childhood obesity is associated with adverse outcomes that can persist into adulthood, including continued obesity, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension. Understanding the underlying mechanisms that contribute to childhood... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Hannah Tavalire (University of Oregon)
  2. Elizabeth Budd (University of Oregon)
  3. Tasia Smith (University of Oregon)
  4. Misaki Natsuaki (University of California Riverside)
  5. Jenae Neiderhiser (The Pennsylvania State University)
  6. David Reiss (Yale Child Study Center)
  7. Daniel Shaw (University of Pittsburgh)
  8. Jody Ganiban (George Washington University)
  9. Leslie Leve (University of Oregon)

Topic Areas

Evolution , Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Statistical Methods


PS-7 » Health Behaviors & Outcomes (18:00 - Thursday, 21st June)



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