Posts tagged Pregnancy
119 | Twin Studies | Why We Do What We Do

In 2018, astronaut Scott Kelly went into space for a year while his identical twin brother stayed on earth. The purpose was to study genetic changes that occur by spending time in space. Twin studies have been a staple of psychological research since the late 1800s. But many people don’t know about the underlying philosophy of twin studies, how they have been used, and what we can learn from them. Turns out this research method is a lot less robust than it seems. Learn about what the “shared experience” hypothesis is and how it weakens the execution of psychological research and testing using twins.

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106 | Child Development Part 1: Pregnancy | Why We Do What We Do

Human beings go through a fascinating journey from conception throughout pregnancy. It’s kind of amazing how effectively humans reproduce given a surprising fact you may not know about how the success rates of pregnancy. RyanO and Abraham discuss the nuances of development in utero and how our experiences in the womb begin the process of learning. Tune in for details about that and more in the first part about child development.

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