Session 50:
Genes, Biology, and Children

Thursday, May 3
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Union Square 17-18
Fourth Floor

Chair: Guang Guo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Brandon Wagner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Methodological Issues in Estimating Genetic Correlation among Friendship PairsTianji Cai, University of North Texas

  2. Do Genes Predict Friendship Networks? The Mitigating Role of School ContextBenjamin Domingue, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jason D. Boardman, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jason Fletcher, Yale University

  3. Quantitative Genetic Analysis Reveals Trade-Offs between Age at First Reproduction and Fertility in an Historical PopulationJames H. Jones, Stanford University

  4. The Influence and Interplay of Family Instability and Genes on Children’s Prosocial BehaviorColter Mitchell, Princeton University; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University; Daniel A. Notterman, Princeton University

  5. Nature + Nurture = Love? A Within-Family Analysis of the Trivers-Willard Effect in Breastfeeding InitiationSebastian Schnettler, Universität Konstanz

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