Selected Research Reviews/Citations

Between Science and Fascination: An Interview With Dr. Nancy Segal. Mapping Ignorance, by Ignacio Amigo, December, 2017.    

Dr. Nancy L. Segal. End of the Year Series: Influential People of Orange County. Orange County Register, December, 2014.

Dr. Nancy L. Segal. Q & A: American Psychological Association Monitor (by Lea Winerman, January, 2015).

Twins Reared Apart. Women’s Weekly. Sydney, Australia (February, 2015).

Raising twins and triplets: Expert advice for parents of multiples. Chicago Tribune and syndicates. Leslie Mann, April 17, 2015.

Multiple Choice. Detroit Free Press, Leslie Mann, May 12, 2015 (see above).

“The Mixed-Up Brothers of Bogotá.” New York Times Magazine, online (9 July, 2015; print version (12 July, 2015).

“Whether to Split Up Twins, Triplets in School Can Pit Parents Against Educators.” Canadian Press, Sheryl Ubelacker, September 3, 2015. Read more...

“Faculty Members’ Research on Twins Reveals ‘Nature vs. Nurture Insights.” Orange County Register (CSUF Supplement), October 29, 2015, p. 1-3.

“Jack Yufe, a Jew Whose Twin Was a Nazi, Dies at 82.” Grimes, W. New York Times, November 14, 2015, p. B8. (similar story in the Los Angeles Times and Associated Press)

“Seeing Double.” Orange Coast Magazine, February, 2016, 90-91.

“Seeing Double.” John Silcox, Audi Magazine, Autumn 2016, pp. 44-47.

“The Power of Siblings.” Jill Hamilton, The Hanford Sentinal (Tribune News Service). 2 December, 2016.

“Gemelli.” Vito Tartamella, Focus Giugno: Scienza (Italy), (2016) pp. 102-106.

“Double Vision.” Sherry Posnick-Goodwin. California Educator, October, 2016, pp. 14-15.

“ ‘Love is Love:’ Rare Biracial Twins Born in Illinois.” Alexandria Fisher, NBC Chicago.

“The Power of Siblings.” Orange County Register (Life Style), Jill Hamilton, February 22, 2017, pp.1-2.

“Georgette Braun: Rockford Teen Tells About Ties to Twin Who Died of Rare Disease.” Rockford Star, March 5, 2017.

New York Times, "Suns and Brothers," by Jere Longman, B-10.

MSNBC, December 28, 2011, “Is Twin Communication a Real Thing?”

Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism, (2009) 5, 124-125. Both genes and environment contribute significantly to BMI. Reference: Segal et al. (2008). Genetic and environmental contributions to body mass index: Comparative analysis of monozygotic twins, dizygotic twins and same-age unrelated siblings. International J of Obesity, 33, 37-41; doi: 10.1038/ijo.2008.228.

New York Times, September 4, 2008, “In Studies of Virtual Twin, Nature Wins Again,” by Sarah Kershaw, pp. D1, D9.

New York Review of Books, November 30, 2006, pp. 39-41: “Parallel Lives: Indivisible by Two,” by Frank J. Sulloway.

Scientific American, 290, January, 2004, p, 30: News Scan (Conjoined Twins).
Reference: Segal, N.L. (2000). Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior. New York: Plume.

Science, 288, June 9, 2000, p. 1735: “Offbeat Twins.” (Studies of same-age unrelated siblings.)
Reference: Segal, N.L. (2000). Virtual twins: New findings on within-family environmental influences on intelligence. Journal of Educational Psychology, 92, 442-448.