Music and Verbal Ability-A Twin Study of Genetic and Environmental Associations

Laura W. Wesseldijk, Reyna L. Gordon, Miriam A. Mosing, Fredrik Ullen

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)675-681
JournalPsychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts
Issue number6
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 24 Jun 2021


The present work was supported by the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (M11-0451:1), the Sven and Dagmar Salén Foundation, and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (MAW 2018.0017). We acknowledge The Swedish Twin Registry for access to data. The Swedish Twin Registry is managed by Karolinska Institutet and receives funding through the Swedish Research Council under Grant 2017-00641. Reyna L. Gordon was supported by funding from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health under Awards K18DC017383 and R01DC016977. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

FundersFunder number
Sven and Dagmar Salén Foundation
National Institutes of HealthR01DC016977, K18DC017383
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Karolinska Institutet
Riksbankens JubileumsfondM11-0451:1
Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs minnesfondMAW 2018.0017


    • music
    • language
    • twins
    • musical training
    • general intelligence

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