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Amaral, W. Z., Krueger, R. F., Ryff, C. D., & Coe, C. L. (2015). Genetic and environmental determinants of population variation in interleukin-6, its soluble receptor and C-reactive protein: Insights from identical and fraternal twins. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49, 171-181.
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Amin, V., Behrman, J. R., Kohler, H.-P., Xiong, Y., & Zhang, J. (2015). Causal inferences: Identical twins help and clarity about necessary assumptions is critical. Social Science & Medicine, 127, 201-202.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.12.012

Andersson, M. A. (2018). A discordance weighting approach estimating occupational and income returns to education. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 21(3), 191-202.
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Archontaki, D., Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2013). Genetic influences on psychological well-being: A nationally representative twin study. Journal of Personality, 81(2), 221-230.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2012.00787.x

Bartels, M. (2015). Genetics of wellbeing and its components satisfaction with life, happiness, and quality of life: A review and meta-analysis of heritability studies. Behavior Genetics, 45(2), 137-156.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s10519-015-9713-y

Bates, T. C. (2015). The glass is half full and half empty: A population-representative twin study testing if optimism and pessimism are distinct systems. The Journal of Positive Psychology. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/17439760.2015.1015155

Beam, C. R., Marcus, K., Turkheimer, E., & Emery, R. E. (2018). Gender differences in the structure of marital quality. Behavior Genetics, 48(3), 209-223.
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Bhai, M. (2016). Double take: The effect of sibling sex composition on women's schooling, earnings, and labor supply. Economics Letters, 146, 42-46.
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Bhai, M. (2020). The earning losses of smokers. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 9(1), Article 20200001.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.2478/izajole-2020-0001

Boardman, J. D., & Fletcher, J. M. (2015). To cause or not to cause? That is the question, but identical twins might not have all of the answers. Social Science & Medicine, 127, 198-200.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.013

Boardman, J.D., & Blalock, C.L., & Pampel, F. C. (2010). Trends in the genetic influence on smoking. Journal of Health & Social Behavior, 51(1), 108-123.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1177/0022146509361195

Boardman, J.D., Blalock, C.L., & Button, T.M. (2008). Sex differences in the heritability of resilience. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 11(1), 12-27.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1375/twin.11.1.12

Boehm, J. K. (2018). The road to positive health: Behavioral and biological pathways linking positive psychological functioning with health outcomes. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Bradshaw, M., & Ellison, C. G. (2008). Do genetic factors influence religious life? Findings from a behavior genetic analysis of twin siblings. Journal for The Scientific Study of Religion, 47(4), 529-544.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1111/j.1468-5906.2008.00425.x

Briley, D. A., Tropf, F. C., & Mills, M. C. (2017). What explains the heritability of completed fertility? Evidence from two large twin studies. Behavior Genetics, 47, 36-51.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s10519-016-9805-3

Briley, D., Harden, K. P., & Tucker-Drob, E. (2015). Genotype x cohort interaction on completed fertility and age at first birth. Behavior Genetics. Behavior Genetics, 45(1), 71-83.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s10519-014-9693-3

Charles, S.T., & Almeida, D.M. (2007). Genetic and environmental effects on daily life stressors: More evidence for greater variation in later life. Psychology and Aging, 22, 331-340.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1037/0882-7974.22.2.331

Christensen, R. K., Moon, K.-K., & Whitford, A. B. (2020). Genetics and sector of employment International Public Management Journal. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/10967494.2020.1802631

Cleveland, H. H., & Almeida, D. M. (2013). A behavioral genetic investigation of weekend drinking among an adult sample. Substance Use and Misuse, 48(5), 359-370.
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Cuevas, A. G., Mann, F. D., Williams, D. R., & Krueger, R. F. (2021). Discrimination and anxiety: Using multiple polygenic scores to control for genetic liability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(1), e2017224118.
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Dunkel, C. S., Nedelec, J. L., & van der Linden, D. (2018). Using monozygotic twin differences to examine the relationship between parental affection and personality: A life history account. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(1), 52-58.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2017.09.004

Eaton, N. R., Krueger, R. F., South, S. C., Gruenewald, T. L., Seeman, T. E., & Roberts, B. W. (2012). Genes, environments, personality, and successful aging: Toward a comprehensive developmental model in later life. ournals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 67(5), 480-488.
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Fassbender, K., Wiebe, A., & Bates, T. C. (2019). Physical and cultural inheritance enhance agency, but what are the origins of this concern to establish a legacy? A nationally-representative twin study of Erikson's concept of generativity. Behavior Genetics, 49(2), 244-257.
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Felson, J (2014). What can We learn from twin studies? A comprehensive evaluation of the Equal Environments Assumption. Social Science Research, 43, 184-199.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2013.10.004

Figueredo, A. J., & Rushton, J. P. (2009). Evidence for shared genetic dominance between the general factor of personality, mental and physical health, and life history traits. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12(6), 555-563.
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Figueredo, A. J., Vasquez, G., Brumbach, B. H., & Schneider, S. M. (2004). The heritability of life history strategy: The K-factor, covitality, and personality. Soc Biol, 51(3-4), 121-143.
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Figueredo, A., Cabeza De Baca, T., & Richardson, G. (2021). Hybrid behavior-genetic models of the confounding gene-environment correlations in the development of life history strategy: Two convergent approaches. Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences, 11, 1-24.
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Finegood, E. D., Briley, D. A., Turiano, N. A., Freedman, A., South, S. C., Krueger, R. F., Chen, E., Mroczek, D. K., & Miller, G. E. (2021). Association of wealth with longevity in US adults at midlife. JAMA Health Forum, 2(7), Article e211652.
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Finkel, D., Franz, C., Horwitz, B., Christensen, K., Gatz, M., Johnson, W., Kaprio, J., Korhonen, T., Niederheiser, J., Petersen, I., Rose, R., & Silventoinen, K. (2016). Gender differences in marital status moderation of genetic and environmental influences on subjective health. Behavior Genetics, 46(1), 114-123.
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Fletcher, J. (2011). The effects of teenage childbearing on the short- and long-term health behaviors of mothers. Journal of Population Economics, 25(1), 201-218.
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Franz, C. E., Finkel, D., Panizzon, M. S., Spoon, K., Christensen, K., Gatz, M., Kremen, W. S., Krueger, R., Neiderhiser, J., Reynolds, C., & Pedersen, N. L. (2017). Facets of subjective health from early adulthood to old age. Journal of Aging and Health, 29(1), 149-171.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1177/0898264315625488

Fujiwara, T., & Kawachi, I. (2008). Social capital and health. A study of adult twins in the U.S. American journal of preventive medicine, 35(2), 139-144.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.amepre.2008.04.015

Fujiwara, T., & Kawachi, I. (2009). Is education causally related to better health? A twin fixed-effect study in the USA. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(5), 1310-1322.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1093/ije/dyp226

Fujiwara, T., & Ryff, C. D. (2018). Social capital, altruistic behavior, and mental health. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Gunes, P. M. (2016). The effects of teenage childbearing on long-term health in the US: A twin-fixed-effects approach. Review of Economics of the Household, 14(4), 891-920.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s11150-016-9326-0

Gustavson, D. E., Panizzon, M. S., Kremen, W. S., Reynolds, C. A., Pahlen, S., Nygaard, M., Wod, M., Catts, V. S., Lee, T., Gatz, M., & Franz, C. E. (2021). Genetic and environmental influences on semantic verbal fluency across midlife and later life. Behavior Genetics, 51, 99-109.
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Hamdi, N. R., Krueger, R. F., & South, S. C. (2015). Socioeconomic status moderates genetic and environmental effects on the amount of alcohol use. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39(4), 603-610.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1111/acer.12673

Hamdi, N. R., South, S. C., & Krueger, R. F. (2016). Does education lower allostatic load? A co-twin control study. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 56, 221-229.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.bbi.2016.01.014

Hardie, T. L., Moss, H. B., & Lynch, K. G. (2008). Sex differences in the heritability of alcohol problems. American Journal on Addictions, 17, 319-327.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/10550490802139010

Hobbs, K. A., Mann, F. D., Cole, S. W., & Krueger, R. F. (2020). Big Five personality and CTRA gene expression: Lack of association in a midlife sample of US adults (MIDUS-refresher). Personality and Individual Differences, 169, Article 109908.
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Horwitz, B. N., Reynolds, C. A., & Charles, S. T. (2015). Understanding associations among family support, friend support, and psychological distress. Personal Relationships, 22(1), 79-91.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2004). Genetic and environmental structure of adjectives describing the domains of the big five model of personality: A nationwide US twin study. Journal of Research in Personality, 38(5), 448-472.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Higher perceived life control decreases genetic variance in physical health: Evidence from a national twin study. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 88(1), 165-173.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Predictors of physical health: Toward an integrated model of genetic and environmental antecedents. Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 60B(1), 42-52.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2005). Genetic effects on physical health: Lower at higher income levels. Behavior Genetics, 35(5), 579-590.
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Johnson, W., & Krueger, R. F. (2006). How money buys happiness: Genetic and environmental processes linking finances and life satisfaction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90, 680-691.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1037/0022-3514.90.4.680

Johnson, W., & Krueger, R.F. (2007). The psychological benefits of vigorous exercise: A study of discordant MZ twin pairs. Twin Research & Human Genetics, 10(2), 275-283.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1375/twin.10.2.275

Jokela, M., Berg, V., Silventoinen, K., Batty, G. D., Singh-Manoux, A., Kaprio, J., Davey Smith, G., & Kivimaki, M. (2016). Body mass index and depressive symptoms: Testing for adverse and protective associations in two twin cohort studies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 19(4), 306-311.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1017/thg.2016.14

Kendler, K. S., Myers, J. M., Maes, H. H., & Keyes, C. L. M. (2011). The relationship between the genetic and environmental influences on common internalizing psychiatric disorders and mental well-being. Behavior Genetics, 41(5), 641-650.
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Kendler, K. S., Thorton, L. M., Gilman, S. E., & Kessler, R. C. (2000). Sexual orientation in a U.S. national sample of twin and nontwin sibling pairs. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 1843-1846.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1176/appi.ajp.157.11.1843

Kessler, R. C., Gilman, S. E., Thornton, L. M., & Kendler, K. S. (2004). Health, well-being, and social responsibility in the MIDUS twin and sibling subsamples. In O. G. Brim, C. D. Ryff, & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), How healthy are we?: A national study of well-being at midlife (pp. 124-152). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Keyes, C. L. M., Kendler, K. S., Myers, J. M., & Martin, C. C. (2015). The genetic overlap and distinctiveness of flourishing and the big five personality traits. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16(3), 655-668.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s10902-014-9527-2

Keyes, C.L.M., Myers, J.M., & Kendler, K.S. (2010). The structure of the genetic and environmental influences on mental well-being. American Journal of Public Health, 100(12), 2379-2384.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.2105/AJPH.2009.17770

Kirzinger, A. E., Weber, C., & Johnson, M. (2010). Genetic and environmental influences on media use and communication behaviors. Human Communication Research, 38(2), 144-171.
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Kornadt, A. E., & Kandler, C. (2017). Genetic and environmental sources of individual differences in views on aging. Psychology and Aging, 32(4), 388-399.
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Krueger, R. F., & South, S. C. (2018). The roles of twin studies and modern genomic technologies in integrative health science. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2013). Common genetic influences underpin religiosity, community integration, and existential uncertainty. Journal of Research in Personality, 47(4), 398-405.
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Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2014). Common heritable effects underpin concerns over norm maintenance and in-group favoritism: Evidence from genetic analyses of right-wing authoritarianism and traditionalism. Journal of Personality, 82(4), 297-309.
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Li, W.-D., Zhang, Z., Song, Z., & Arvey, R. D. (2016). It is also in our nature: Genetic influences on work characteristics and in explaining their relationships with well-being. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37(6), 868-888.
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Lin, F., Friedman, E., Quinn, J., Chen, D.-G., & Mapstone, M. (2012). Effect of leisure activities on inflammation and cognitive function in an aging sample. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54(3), e398-e404.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.archger.2012.02.002

Littvay, L., Popa, S. A., & Fazekas, Z. (2013). Validity of survey response propensity indicators: A behavior genetics approach. Social Science Quarterly, 94(2), 569-589.
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Littvay, L., Weith, P. T., & Dawes, C. T. (2011). Sense of control and voting: A genetically-driven relationship. Social Science Quarterly, 92(5), 1236-1252.
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Longley, K. E., Smith, A. M., & Grzywacz, J. G. (2018). Promoting healthy practices in the work place: Making worker's health a priority before it becomes a problem. In C. D. Ryff & R. F. Krueger (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of integrative health science. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Lundborg, P. (2013). The health returns to schooling- what can we learn from twins? Journal of Population Economics, 26(2), 673-701.
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Luo, J., Derringer, J., Briley, D. A., & Roberts, B. W. (2017). Genetic and environmental pathways underlying personality traits and perceived stress: Concurrent and longitudinal twin studies. European Journal of Personality, 31(6), 614-629.
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Mann, F. D., DeYoung, C. G., Tiberius, V., & Krueger, R. F. (2019). Social-relational exposures and well-being: Using multivariate twin data to rule-out heritable and shared environmental confounds. Journal of Research in Personality, 83, Article 103880.
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Marshall, R. L., Harbke, C. R., & DiLalla, L. F. (2021). The role of remembered parenting on adult self-esteem: A monozygotic twin difference study. Behavior Genetics, 51, 125-136.
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Martin, J. D., Mann, F. D., & Krueger, R. F. (2020). Low cardiac vagal control is associated with genetic liability for elevated triglycerides and risky health behaviors. Biological Psychology, 153, Article 107892.
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Mock, S. E., & Eibach, R. P. (2012). Stability and change in sexual orientation identity over a 10-year period in adulthood. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41(3), 641-648.
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Monden, C. (2010). Do measured and unmeasured family factors bias the association between education and self-assessed health? Social Indicators Research, 98(2), 321-336.
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Moreira, D., Moreira, D. S., Oliveira, S., Ribeiro, F. N., Barbosa, F., Favero, M., & Gomes, V. (2020). Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and psychopathy: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 53, Article 101452.
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Neiss, M. & Almeida, D. M. (2004). Age differences in the heritability of mean and intraindividual variation of psychological distress. Gerontology, 50, 22-27.
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Neiss, M. B., Sedikides, C., & Stevenson, J. (2009). Using archival data to test questions about the genetic basis of behavior. In K. H. Trzesniewski, M. B. Donnellan & R. E. Lucas (Eds.), Obtaining and analyzing archival data: Methods and illustrations. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Neiss, M. B., Stevenson, J., Sedikides, C., Kumashiro, M., Finkel, E.J., & Rusbult, C.E. (2005). Executive self, self-esteem, and negative affectivity: Relations at the phenotypic and genotypic level. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 89(4), 593-606.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1037/0022-3514.89.4.593

Nes, R., & Roysamb, E. (2017). Happiness in behaviour Genetics: An update on heritability and changeability Journal of Happiness Studies, 18(5), 1533-1552.
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Ngamaba, K. H., Armitage, C., Panagioti, M., & Hodkinson, A. (2020). How closely related are financial satisfaction and subjective well-being? Systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 85, Article 101522.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.socec.2020.101522

Nicolaou, N., & Shane, S. (2010). Entrepreneurship and occupational choice: Genetic and environmental influences. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 76(1), 3-14.
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Nicolaou, N., Patel, P. C., & Wolfe, M. T. (2018). Testosterone and tendency to engage in self-employment. Management Science, 64(4), 1477-1973.
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Pahlen, S., Hamdi, N. R., Dahl Aslan, A. K., Horwitz, B. N., Panizzon, M. S., Petersen, I., Zavala, C., Christensen, K., Finkel, D., Franz, C. E., Gatz, M., Johnson, W., Kremen, W. S., Krueger, R. F., Neiderhiser, J. M., Reynolds, C. A., Pedersen, N. L., (2018). Age-moderation of genetic and environmental contributions to cognitive functioning in mid- and late-life for specific cognitive abilities. Intelligence, 68, 70-81.
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Pesta, B. J., Kirkegaard, E. O. W., te Nijenhuis, J., Lasker, J., & Fuerst, J. G. R. (2020). Racial and ethnic group differences in the heritability of intelligence: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Intelligence, 78, Article 101408.
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Petersen, I., Pedersen, N., Rantanen, T., Kremen, W., Johnson, W., Panizzon, M., Christiansen, L., Franz, C., McGue, M., Christensen, K., Hamdi, N., Krueger, R., & Reynolds, C. (2016). G x E interaction influences trajectories of hand grip strength. Behavior Genetics, 46, 20-30.
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Petkus, A. J., Beam, C. R., Johnson, W., Kaprio, J., Korhonen, T., McGue, M., Neiderhiser, J. M., Pedersen, N. L., Reynolds, C. A., & Gatz, M. (2017). Gene-environment interplay in depressive symptoms: Moderation by age, sex, and physical illness. Psychological Medicine, 47(10), 1836-1847.
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Pudrovska, T., & Carr, D. (2009). Age at first birth and fathers' subsequent health: Evidence from sibling and twin models. American Journal of Men's Health, 3(2), 104-115.
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