publications / פרסומים


פרסומים ממחקר התאומים הישראלי: Publications from The Longitudinal Israeli Study of Twins


Journal Articles

Knafo, A., Israel, S., & Ebstein, R. P. (2011). Heritability of children’s prosocial behavior and differential susceptibility to parenting by variation in the Dopamine D4 Receptor (DRD4) gene. Development and Psychopathology, 23, 53–67

Avinun, R., Israel, S., Shalev, I., Gritsenko, I., Bornstein, G., Ebstein, R.P., & Knafo, A. (2011). AVPR1A variant associated with preschoolers' lower altruistic behavior. PLoS one, 6

Fortuna, K., van IJzendoorn, M. H., Mankuta, D., Kaitz, M., Avinun, R., Ebstein, R. P., & Knafo, A. (2011). Differential genetic susceptibility to child risk at birth in predicting observed maternal behavior. PLoS one

Mankuta, D., Goldner,  I., & Knafo, A. (2010). Inter-twin birth weight differences and conduct problems in early childhood. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 164, 457-461

Fortuna, K., Goldner, I., & Knafo, A. (2010). Twin relationships:  A comparison across monozygotic twins, dizygotic twins and nontwin siblings in early childhood. Family Science, 1, 205- 211

Benish-Weisman, M., Steinberg, T., & Knafo, A. (2010). Genetic and environmental links between children’s temperament and their problems with peers. Israel Journal of Psychiatry, 47, 144-151

Knafo, A., Zahn-Waxler, C., Davidov, M., Van Hulle, C., & Robinson, J., & Rhee, S. H. (2009). Empathy in early childhood: Genetic, environmental and affective contributions. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1167, 103–114

Israel, S., Lerer, E., Shalev, I., Uzefovsky, F., Riebold, M., Laiba, E., Bachner-Melman, R., Maril, A., Bornstein, G., Knafo, A., & Ebstein, R. P. (2009). The oxytocin receptor (OXTR) contributes to prosocial fund allocations in two economic decision tasks, the Dictator Game and Social Value Orientations. PLOS one

Knafo, A. (2006). The Longitudinal Israeli Study of Twins (LIST): Children's social development as influenced by genetics, abilities, and socialization. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9, 791-798


Handbook/Encyclopedia/ Book Chapters

Knafo, A. & Israel, S. (forthcoming). Empathy, prosociality, and other aspects of kindness. In M. Zentner & R. Shiner, (Eds.). The Handbook of Temperament: Theory and Research. New York: Guilford Press

Knafo, A., & Uzefovsky, F. (forthcoming). Variation in empathy: The interplay of genetic and environmental factors. In: M. Legerstee, D. W. Haley, & M. H. Bornstein (Eds.). The developing Infant Mind: Integrating Biology and Experience. Guilford Press

Knafo, A. (2011).  Gene-environment Correlation Applied to Parenting: Maternal Warmth and Intrusiveness. In E. Kourkoutas & F. Erkman (Eds.). Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection: Social, Emotional, and Educational Contexts. Boca Raton, FL: Brown Walker Press

Knafo, A., & Israel, S. (2009). Genetic and Environmental Influences on Prosocial Behavior. In: M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Prosocial Motives, Emotions, and Behavior: The Better Angels of Our Nature, pp. 149-167. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association (APA) Publications

Oakley, B., Knafo, A., & McGrath, M. (2011). Pathological Altruism – An Introduction. In B. Oakley, A. Knafo, G. Madhavan, & D. S. Wilson (Eds.), Pathological Altruism (pp. 3-8), Oxford University Press