A conceptual analysis of the dyad as a unit of analysis in genetically informed research

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  • Admittedly, the title of this post is kind of a straw man. Whether behavior genetic methods are appropriate for relationships research depends on what your question is.‚ÄčAnd there are lots of potential questions one could ask. To list just a few: Are there genetic influences on relationship outcomes? Do relationship factors have a causal effect…

  • I was going through some old files from graduate school the other day, and came across a paper that I wrote as a second-year graduate student in Matt McGue's "Behavioral Genetics" course. The paper, "Behavior Genetic Perspective on Marital Status: Divorce and Marriage" made me realize that I've been somewhat obsessed with the same question…