Secular change in degree of assortative mating for ability?

Ronald C. Johnson, Frank M. Ahern, Robert E. Cole

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An examination of published studies of assortative mating indicates that there may have been a secular change in degree of assortative mating, with more recent studies showing a decrease in homogamy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalBehavior Genetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1980

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)


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