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Robert Plomin

Robert Plomin

behavioural geneticist and author

Robert Plomin is the MRC Research Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. His research focuses on learning abilities and disabilities using quantitative and molecular genetic techniques.

He also directs one of the world's most renowned twin studies projects, the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS), which has followed over 10,000 twin pairs since birth in 1994-1996 to the present day.  
Professor Plomin has published more than 800 papers and is the author or co-author of several books including G is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement and Behavioral Genetics.

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