Twins Research Australia’s blog for members and the broader twin community
Submitted by Dr Katie Wood, a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist at Swinburne University of Technology who specialises in twin and family relationships
My interest in twins has spanned my whole life as I was born a younger sibling of identical twins. I grew up always trying to divide and conquer this very tight twin dynamic but it never worked. This led me to try to understand what it was that I was struggling with, and to dedicate a large part of my professional career as a psychologist to understanding twins from a family perspective.Read more >
Submitted by Associate Professor Jeff Craig, Deputy Director of Twins Research Australia.
From Apollo and Artemis to Beyoncé’s twins Rumi and Sir Carter, we have always been fascinated by twins. But do we really know how identical twins are formed? And are there only two different kinds of twins? Here we summarise our recent paper on this subject and answer these questions and more.Read more >