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Adoption Strategies

  1. Robin P Corley

Published Online: 15 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005231



How to Cite

Corley, R. P. 2006. Adoption Strategies. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2006


Adoption strategies are research designs for studying sources of variation in human behavior that require the cleavage between rearing and biological background produced by adoption. Resemblance between biologically unrelated individuals reared in the same family estimates the importance of shared experience as a source of variation in human behavior.


  • adoption;
  • intelligence;
  • personality;
  • Colorado Adoption Project