Kaniza Salam

7 minute read

Have you ever wondered about the causes of mental illness and negative life outcomes? While we know that both nature (genetics) and nurture (the environment) play an important role, the specifics are still unclear. For scientists, identical twins offer a unique way to investigate the impact of the environment on mental health and development [1]. Identical twins have long been studied in the medical field to explore the causes of disease. In the field of psychology, twin research has grown in…