Vandenberg, Steven G


Steven G. Vandenberg (1915–1992) was a pioneer in the study of twins.

Keywords: twin studies; family studies; individual differences; multivariate analyses; cognitive abilities

Further Reading

De Fries JC, Ashton GC, Johnson RC, et al. (1976) Parent–offspring resemblance for specific cognitive abilities in two ethnic groups. Nature 261: 131–133.

De Fries J, Plomin R, Vandenberg S and Kuse A (1981) Parent–offspring resemblance for cognitive abilities in the Colorado Adoption Project: biological, adoptive, and control parents and 1‐year‐old children. Intelligence 5(3): 245–277.

De Fries J, Vandenberg SG, McClearn GE, et al. (1974) Near identity of cognitive structure in two ethnic groups. Science 183: 338–339.

Johnson RC, De Fries J, Wilson JR, et al. (1976) Assortative marriage for specific cognitive abilities in two ethnic groups. Human Biology 48: 343–352.

Spuhler KP and Vandenberg SG (1980) Comparison of parent–offspring resemblance for specific cognitive abilities. Behavior Genetics 10(4): 413–418.

Vandenberg SG (1962) The Hereditary Abilities Study: hereditary components in a psychological test battery. American Journal of Human Genetics 14(2): 220–237.

Vandenberg SG (ed.) (1965) Methods and Goals in Human Behavior Genetics. New York: Academic Press.

Vandenberg SG (ed.) (1968) Progress in Human Behavior Genetics: Recent Reports on Genetic Syndromes, Twin Studies, and Statistical Advances. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Zonderman AB, Vandenberg SG, Spuhler KP and Fain PR (1977) Assortative marriage for cognitive abilities. Behavior Genetics 7(3): 261–271.

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Zonderman, Alan B(Jul 2006) Vandenberg, Steven G. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0005239]