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Polygene risk scores and randomized experiments

Ross, Lauren N. and Kendler, Kenneth and Woodward, James (2023) Polygene risk scores and randomized experiments. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46.

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Abstract

We explore Madole & Harden's (2022) suggestion that single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)/trait correlations are analogous to randomized experiments and thus can be given a causal interpretation.


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
Creators:
CreatorsEmailORCID
Ross, Lauren N.rossl@uci.edu
Kendler, KennethKenneth.Kendler@vcuhealth.org
Woodward, Jamesjfw@pitt.edu
Keywords: Polygenic risk scores, randomized experiments, causal inference
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Molecular Biology/Genetics
General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Experimentation
Specific Sciences > Medicine > Health and Disease
Depositing User: Jim Woodward
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2024 23:48
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2024 23:48
Item ID: 22983
Journal or Publication Title: Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Biology > Molecular Biology/Genetics
General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Experimentation
Specific Sciences > Medicine > Health and Disease
Date: 11 September 2023
Volume: 46
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/22983

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