N L Segal

Summary

Affiliation: California State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Twin study summaries
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 7:676-7, 679. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Twinsburg, Ohio; Twinsburg Research Institute; Twin study summaries; The outside world
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:175-80. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Same or separate classrooms: a twin bill
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:473-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Identical twin parents; research reviews: twin pregnancy risk factors, a new twin type and a school legislation update; twin parents and twin researchers in the news
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:658-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Monozygotic twins: chorionicity and more
    Nancy L Segal
    Prenat Diagn 27:1084. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The twin children of Auschwitz-Birkenau: conference on Nazi medicine
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:751-7. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Fullerton Virtual Twin Study: an update
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:451-4. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Reflections on twin relationships: twins reared apart and twins of opposite gender
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:788-92. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Personality and birth order in monozygotic twins adopted apart: a test of Sulloway's theory; Research Reviews: twin births and cancer risk in mothers, male sexual dysfunction, twin study of ultimatum game behavior; Human Interest: 'The Land of Twins', twi
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, California 92834, United State of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:103-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Twins and transsexualism: an update and a preview; research reviews: conjoined twins, angiographic lesions, single versus double embryo transfer; headlines: school placement legislation, Junior Taekwondo Olympics, prosthetic ears, murder victim
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:894-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Twin study summaries
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 7:676-7, 679. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Twinsburg, Ohio; Twinsburg Research Institute; Twin study summaries; The outside world
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:175-80. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Same or separate classrooms: a twin bill
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:473-8. 2006
    ..Since then, parents in several other states have started petitions and lobbying efforts to persuade their senators and representatives to follow suit. A review and update of these exciting developments is presented...
  4. ncbi request reprint Identical twin parents; research reviews: twin pregnancy risk factors, a new twin type and a school legislation update; twin parents and twin researchers in the news
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:658-61. 2007
    ..Honors given to recently recognized twin researchers are noted, as is the birth of twins to an older mother in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint Monozygotic twins: chorionicity and more
    Nancy L Segal
    Prenat Diagn 27:1084. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The twin children of Auschwitz-Birkenau: conference on Nazi medicine
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:751-7. 2013
    ..They include identical twin school principals, twin loss at Sandy Hook Elementary School, timely twin documentaries, new twin and twin-like reunions, and the passing of two prominent twins...
  7. doi request reprint Fullerton Virtual Twin Study: an update
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:451-4. 2013
    ..VTs will also serve as a comparison group for epigenetic analyses of young Chinese twins reared apart and together...
  8. doi request reprint Reflections on twin relationships: twins reared apart and twins of opposite gender
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:788-92. 2012
    ..Items of more general interest include twin 'cousins' reared apart, indistinguishable monozygotic quadruplets, a genetic testing dilemma, and a performance about separated twins...
  9. doi request reprint Personality and birth order in monozygotic twins adopted apart: a test of Sulloway's theory; Research Reviews: twin births and cancer risk in mothers, male sexual dysfunction, twin study of ultimatum game behavior; Human Interest: 'The Land of Twins', twi
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, California 92834, United State of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:103-7. 2008
    ..This article concludes with a discussion of twinning rates and rituals among the Yoruba of western Nigeria, and descriptions of two unusual reunions between siblings and twins...
  10. doi request reprint Twins and transsexualism: an update and a preview; research reviews: conjoined twins, angiographic lesions, single versus double embryo transfer; headlines: school placement legislation, Junior Taekwondo Olympics, prosthetic ears, murder victim
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:894-7. 2007
    ..Next, twin study findings on the topics of conjoined twinning, angiographic lesions and embryo transfer are provided. This is followed by a survey of newsworthy twins and twin-related events...
  11. ncbi request reprint New sources of reared apart twins; research reviews: female fitness in male-female twin pairs, heritability of olfactory thresholds and the Twelfth International Twin Congress; multiple birth conceptions: rethinking things; double donations
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:786-90. 2007
    ..Finally, new thoughts about some artificially conceived infants and artificial reproductive methods are considered. A generous donation to the Twins Days Festival, in Twinsburg, Ohio is also described...
  12. ncbi request reprint Revisited: the New York Child Development Center Twin Study
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:1040-41. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Between twins; research summaries; in the real world
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, California 92834, USA
    Twin Res 6:498-501. 2003
    ..The article concludes with summaries of three interesting and informative anecdotal accounts of twins...
  14. ncbi request reprint Twin study summaries
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:411-2, 413-4. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Famous twin babies and famous twins
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:412-4. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Education issues
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:409-11, 413-4. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Fullerton Virtual Twin Study
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:963-4. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint SuperQuads: a day in the life; research reviews: color-number association, finger-length ratios, twinning diets, athletic pairs
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:609-14. 2006
    ..The article finishes by focusing on unusual twin athletes in football, basketball and golf, and on twin co-authors of a new book on the 1972 silver medal victory by the United States hockey team...
  19. doi request reprint Co-twin controls: facioplasty / twin research reviews: congenital anomalies; personality and coital orgasmic infrequency; physical activity participation / newsworthy: twins, triplets and quads; school legislation update; premature twins in court
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:474-7. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Twins and politics: political careers and political attitudes / twin research reviews: pair-bonding; facial expressivity in reared apart twins; educating multiples / stories that move and amaze us: a military funeral; a twins' reunion; Egyptian septuplets
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:656-60. 2008
    ..Reviews of timely twin studies in the areas of pair-bonding, facial expressivity and education follow. Finally, some extraordinary events in the lives of twins and their families are revealed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Twins: not just in science, but in society
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res 5:139-40. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint Twins and virtual twins: bases of relative body weight revisited
    N L Segal
    Department of Psychology and Twin Studies Center, California State University, Fullerton 92834, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:437-41. 2002
    ..Application of a new investigative strategy to assess genetic and environmental influences on relative body weight...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychobiological and evolutionary perspectives on coping and health characteristics following loss: a twin study
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton 92834, USA
    Twin Res 5:175-87. 2002
    ..With respect to evolutionary psychological theory, the effect of zygosity on current grief implicated correlates of genetic relatedness as factors in the bereavement process...
  24. ncbi request reprint Monozygotic and dizygotic twins' retrospective and current bereavement-related behaviors: an evolutionary perspective
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, California 92834, USA
    Twin Res 5:188-95. 2002
    ..Females in both groups expressed higher levels of bereavement-related behavior than males. Findings are discussed with reference to theoretical aspects of grief and mourning...
  25. ncbi request reprint Two monozygotic twin pairs discordant for female-to-male transsexualism
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, California 92834, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:347-58. 2006
    ..Suggestions for future research, based upon findings from these two twin pairs and from studies of female-to-male transsexuals, are provided...
  26. doi request reprint Twins' injuries: genetic and environmental risks / twin research reports / human interest stories
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 14:213-6. 2011
    ..Interesting reports of newborn twins, twin-like relationships, twin interactions and missed twin relationships are presented...
  27. doi request reprint Suicidal behaviors in surviving monozygotic and dizygotic co-twins: is the nature of the co-twin's cause of death a factor?
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:569-75. 2009
    ..Twin concordance for suicide attempts more likely reflects a genetic predisposition than a behavioral reaction to the loss...
  28. doi request reprint Mistaken identity: results and repercussions/Twin research reviews: ovarian transplants; Kidney donation; False beliefs and emotion understanding/In the news: Surfing twins; Driving twins/Tribute: Daniel G. Freedman
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:201-2; references 203-5. 2009
    ..The concluding sections survey some unusual twin pairs - and pay tribute to the late Dr. Daniel G. Freedman, known for his landmark studies of fear of strangers in infant twins...
  29. doi request reprint Twins reared apart: a forgotten case/twin research reviews: X-inactivation and female co-twin discordance for hemophilia; transplantation for breast reconstruction; chimerism and telomere attrition in dizygotic twins; divergent life histories in twins rea
    Nancy L Segal
    California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:123-6. 2009
    ..The final section of the article includes human interest pieces on academic twins, dating twins, transsexual twins and athletic twins...
  30. pmc Genetic and environmental contributions to body mass index: comparative analysis of monozygotic twins, dizygotic twins and same-age unrelated siblings
    N L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:37-41. 2009
    ..Virtual multiples share the same family environment, offering unique opportunities to estimate common environmental influence on phenotypes that cannot be separated from the non-additive genetic component using only biological multiples...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multitask analysis of cerebral hemisphere specialization in monozygotic twins discordant for handedness
    D W Kee
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton 92634, USA
    Neuropsychology 12:468-78. 1998
    ..In these instances, asymmetries for left- and right-handed MZ twins were more similar to patterns reported in the literature for left- and right-handed singletons, respectively, than for opposite-handed co-twins...
  32. doi request reprint Twins switched at birth: a case from the Canary Islands
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 13:115-7. 2010
    ..Background data and descriptive findings from a case study of such a pair, born thirty-six years ago in the Canary Islands, are presented...
  33. doi request reprint Monozygotic triplets: concordance and discordance for cleft lip and palate / twin research reviews: depression in mothers of multiples; depression in mothers and fathers of ART conceived multiples; epigenetic differences in monozygotic twins; congenital a
    Nancy L Segal
    California State University, Department of Psychology, CA 92834, United States of America
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:403-6. 2009
    ..Interesting life history events surrounding MZ twin chefs and table tennis players, as well as plans to construct the world's largest twin registry, are presented in the final section...
  34. ncbi request reprint Resemblance for age at menarche in female twins reared apart and together
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology and Twin Studies Center, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Hum Biol 79:623-35. 2007
    ..These findings are considered with reference to current theories of pubertal timing...
  35. ncbi request reprint Research reviews: faces, hearts and minds
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, USA
    Twin Res 5:578-61. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint The cognitive, behavioral, and personality profiles of a male monozygotic triplet set discordant for sexual orientation
    Scott L Hershberger
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach 90840, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 33:497-514. 2004
    ..These findings support the view that the prenatal hormonal environment may have enduring effects on selected behavioral traits...
  37. ncbi request reprint In detail
    Nancy L Segal
    Department of Psychology, California State University, Fullerton 92834, USA
    Twin Res 6:241-3. 2003
    ..This article concludes with a brief sampling of human interest stories involving twins: a different looking DZ pair, newborn sextuplets, conjoined twins and opposite-sex twin athletes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Human cloning: insights from twins and twin research
    Nancy L Segal
    California State University, Fullerton, USA
    Hastings Law J 53:1073-83. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Memories of the Child Development Center study of adopted monozygotic twins reared apart: an unfulfilled promise
    Lawrence M Perlman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:271-81. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Sports pairs: insights on athletic talent; research reviews: twins with leukemia; parents and twins
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:528-33. 2007
    ..In the last section, timely events involving twins and parents of twins will be described--each case provides a new look at an old question...
  41. doi request reprint Elizabeth M. Bryan: tributes from home and abroad; research reviews: anorexia nervosa in opposite-sex twins, twin study of self-esteem, DNA differences in monozygotic twins; twins and more twins: twins living apart, twins playing together, twins working t
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:357-61. 2008
    ..The lives of some noteworthy twins are also briefly chronicled, both for their scientific value and human interest. An update on current twinning rates follows...
  42. ncbi request reprint Commentary on: Rubocki RJ, McCue BJ, Duffy KJ, Shepard KL, Shepherd SJ, Wisecarver JL Natural DNA mixtures generated in fraternal twins in utero. J Forensic Sci 2001;46(1):120-5
    Nancy L Segal
    J Forensic Sci 47:1174; author reply 1174. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Russian twin studies: colleagues, controversies, case studies and current events
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 5:53-64. 2002
    ..Final thoughts are that much can be learned and much can be accomplished, given that we continue to nurture the twin-related resources available to us...
  44. ncbi request reprint Soft contact lens wear in identical twins
    Nancy L Segal
    Cornea 22:582; author reply 582. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Spotlights;research samplings; literatures, politics, photography and athletes
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 6:72-81. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint The case for the odd case
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 5:311-3, 315. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Twin paternity
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 7:675, 679. 2004
    ..Finally, several unusual twin-related situations are variously considered with respect to their research significance and practical applications...
  48. doi request reprint Opposite-sex twins: when they marry; research reviews: familial twinning, twin study of food neophobia, and monozygotic twins discordant for phenotypic sex; human interest: the cave of romulus and remus, twin politicians in Poland, and parents of twins in
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 11:236-9. 2008
    ..This overview is followed by summaries of recent studies of familial twinning, food neophobia and monozygotic twins discordant for phenotypic sex. Several topics of general interest are also presented...
  49. ncbi request reprint Why twins fascinate
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res 7:677-9. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Chimeric dizygotic twins: implications for development and disease
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:178-9, 181. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Twin transplants; twin study summary; human interest topics
    Nancy L Segal
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:538-41. 2005
    ..The final section of this column summarizes information and events concerning twins' longevity, screen careers, older parenting of twins and the origin of the word 'twin'...
  52. ncbi request reprint Female monozygotic twins with selective mutism--a case report
    Nancy L Segal
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:426; author reply 426-7. 2006