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  • 5/18/2023 12:30 PM EDT
  • 5/18/2023 1:30 PM EDT
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AWHONN Wisconsin Mini Event

Twin Research: The Science Behind the Fascination

Nancy Segal, PhD, Professor of psychology at California State University, Fullerton, and Director of the Twin Studies Center, founded in 1991.

May 18th from 12:30 - 1:30 PM Central Time

Description of presentation    

As director of the Twin Studies Center at California State University-Fullerton, Dr. Segal has been able to examine many of the beliefs about twins held by society and health care providers. She will share some of the findings of the numerous studies done over more than 30 years and briefly discuss her newest books.      


  1. Identify current issues in twin research
  2. Identify misconceptions and false beliefs about twins