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PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTS ABOUT FRATERNAL TWINS

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PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTS ABOUT FRATERNAL TWINS THAT MAY SURPRISE YOU

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Interesting Fraternal Twins Facts

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They Are As Genetically Similar As Siblings. Just like any siblings, fraternal twins will share about 50% of their DNA. 3  Each person receives half of their DNA from their mother’s egg and the other half from their father’s sperm, and so any two offspring will have some overlapping qualities. Some unique facts about fraternal twins you may not be aware of: They can be a different gender or the same, i.e. you can have one of each gender or a set of boys or girls. They may not look alike since they only share 50% of the DNA and have different eye colour, stature, and hair colour.

They will. Here are 10 interesting fraternal twins facts. Fact 1: Fraternal twins develop from two sets of eggs and sperm. We’re not just talking about two car seats, two sets of the same toys, two boxes of diapers, and so on.

We’re talking about two of everything at conception. 10 Facts About Fraternal Twins That You Probably Didn’t Know 1. They are formed from two different eggs Fraternal twins are dizygotic, i.e., formed from fertilization of two 2. Other factors can cause the twins Many factors influencing multiple births are able only to impact fraternal twinning. Fraternal twins, also known as dizygotic or non identical twins are born when two eggs get fertilized simultaneously and are subsequently implanted in the uterine wall. They are scientifically termed as dizygotic because two ova get. Fraternal twins are just like all other siblings conceived at different times.

This is because they get 50% of their DNA from the mother and 50% from the father. Since they are born from different sperms and eggs, they are not as perfect a match as identical twins. Fraternal Twins Boy and Girl Fraternal twins make up the majority of twins and account for 90% of multiple pregnancies. Unlike identical twins, this kind of twinning results in babies that have different sex and look different.

It only occurs with fraternal twins, though, due to a gene causing hyperovulation in some women. It can be passed down from generation to generation, even through the father, which is what makes. George and Amal Clooney welcomed two healthy babies this morning—but you may not realize there’s more to twins than fraternal versus identical.

10 Surprising Scientific Facts About Twins. 11 Facts About Twins That Make Them Even Cooler Than You Already Thought. 1. Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints. 2. Massachusetts has the most twin births of any state in America.

3. Mirror image identical twins have reverse asymmetric features. 4. Identical twins do not always have.

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If two eggs are released and fertilized, the resulting twins will be termed fraternal, because they will be no more or less alike in appearance than brothers (or sisters) occurring in sequential pregnancies.

“Mastering Healthcare Terminology E-Book” by Betsy J. Shiland
from Mastering Healthcare Terminology E-Book
by Betsy J. Shiland
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

The incidence of fraternal twins varies greatly with various factors; the older the mother is and the more children she has had, the more likely she is to have fraternal twins.

“Spiritual Midwifery” by Ina May Gaskin
from Spiritual Midwifery
by Ina May Gaskin
Book Publishing Company, 2010

Fraternal twins occur more commonly in women who have a family history of twins.

“Human Reproductive Biology” by Richard E. Jones, Kristin H Lopez
from Human Reproductive Biology
by Richard E. Jones, Kristin H Lopez
Elsevier Science, 2013

Also, the sample sizes of both placentation studies are small (across both studies there were 37 pairs of identical twins with one placenta, 39 pairs with two placentas, and 52 pairs of fraternal twins).

“IQ Testing 101” by Dr. Alan S. Kaufman, PhD
from IQ Testing 101
by Dr. Alan S. Kaufman, PhD
Springer Publishing Company, 2009

Fraternal twins each have their own DNA.

“Public Health Nursing E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community” by Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster
from Public Health Nursing E-Book: Population-Centered Health Care in the Community
by Marcia Stanhope, Jeanette Lancaster
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Fraternal twins are more common than identical twins.

“Introduction to Psychology”
from Introduction to Psychology
by
Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1916

Fraternal twins come from different eggs and different sperm cells.

“Forensics For Dummies” by Douglas P. Lyle
from Forensics For Dummies
by Douglas P. Lyle
Wiley, 2019

Fraternal twins occur when two of the mother’s eggs are fertilized by two different sperm cells.

“Spectrum Science, Grade 5” by Spectrum
from Spectrum Science, Grade 5
by Spectrum
Carson Dellosa Education, 2014

Twins are the most frequent form of multiple birth in humans and identical twins occur only one-fourth as frequently as fraternal twins.

“The Pearson CSAT Manual 2011” by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe, Thorpe Edgar
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by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe, Thorpe Edgar
Pearson Education India,

Fraternal twins carry different physical and mental traits.

“Introduction to Special Education' 2007 Ed.” by Inciong, Et Al
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by Inciong, Et Al
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  • Anyone else a twin here and just wanted to know more about what kind of twin they were�������� �� �� I am an identical twin and we are both girls

  • The cynical scientist in me: “… you’ve got to be kidding me with those twins!”
    The disappointment zealot in me: “… God, when the hell did you become so damn lazy.”
    The paranoid atheist in me: “… ITS THE ILLUMINATI! THEY MADE THE TWINS AS A COVER FOR SOME KIND OF HUMAN SUPERWEAPON AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA”

  • Me and my sister are fraternal. It’s annoying because everyone thinks twins HAVE to looks alike. Me and my sister looks nothing alike

  • Im a male. I have a twin sister. I started getting curious about twins with similar cases as mine and what kind of psychological effects there ( male / female) and oddly enough there isn’t really much online and I’m left hanging.

  • Hey WatchMojo, Do a video of top 10 legend of total war battles. Can’t suggest it at your website because I have to sign up and $hit. Don’t feel like doing that. Great Idea though right?

  • I’m a Faternal twin with a birthday on Christmas Eve. The first time I had a birthday party just for me was when I turned 60. My daughter set it up for me. Wasn’t that nice of her!

  • My grandma is a twin and she gave birth to 4 kids and my mom had a son with a twin and DIDNT HAVE A TWIN THEN MY BROTHER IS GONNA HAVE A TWIN IM SO COMFUSED

  • I have a 74-year-old grandmother who’s one of 15 siblings who are still alive (10 sisters and 5 brothers). 15, what do you think of that number of siblings, huh? Of those 15, only two are twin brothers…

  • Im a twin our bday is on the 11th of September 09/11/03 we have our own language when she is mad im mad when she wants something i want something if im not around she gets anxiety (so do i) yeah its fun being a twin but at the same time its not but i love my twin sissy ����

  • My mom and her sisters had something rare happen, they all had a pair of fraternal twins, my mom and her two sisters ended up in the newspaper because of it, it’s a special thing, I hope to carry it on when I have kids.

  • um their called “identical” twins not “mirror” twin yes it can happen that they are mirrored and the the oposite organ thing is really unlikely or not true ( since you probably cant survive like that), identical twins are exactly that identical. me and my brother are identical, we both have alopicia, we are both right handed, both have brown eyes, we both have asthma, and most of our medical records are the same( one time i went to the hospital and they put my name on my records as my brothers name, even though he had his own record with his own name) we can even feel each others pain and know what the other is going to say next, its really creepy

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    These twins are called Mabel and Maybelle,can you tell which is Maybelle and which is Mabel?

  • So only the second type are twins, not one soul in two bodies. Oh if they are true mirror twins does that mean one predisposed to being good and the other evil?

  • I always wished I had a twin sibling. Whether it be brother or sister. Or identical or fraternal mostly identical. And it would be good to be older one. But either way those are things don’t really matter to me it’s really always wanted a twin.

  • when do twins finger prints change identical twins have the same finger prints and DNA I understand that scarring on the hands causes different prints and environmental causes can change DNA maybe like cancer but that would be it because of the fact they are from the exact same egg

  • My twins are VERY fraternal! They looked alike when they were littlenow they barely look like brothers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tie2fdkGvw4

  • I always wanted a twin but its too late. when I know what is twin I started to wish that I have one losted twin but now no I’m not a twin

  • Im a fraternal twin we’re both girls and I’m younger by 5 minutes �� we get confused for being identical because we look more alike than we look different to once another

  • Mojo you know a channel is copying you it’s called watch pony or I think it’s copying you are that’s just you Idk just wanna tell ya

  • You know what, before this video was even uploaded, I always thought what will happen if my sister marries a guy and then I marry his sister; we would all have children and those children will look exactly like each other. I also thought what will happen if two twins who are married to another pair of twins have children. The only thing you guys didn’t even mention is that double cousins share two sets of grandparents instead of one set of grandparents. In other words, a pair of double cousins can share two grandmothers and two grandfathers. Question: if two half-siblings marry another pair of half-siblings and they have children, can those children share any grandparent? I will be glad to read your comments on this.

  • I think that most twins one of them has good eyes and the other doesn’t but one is smarter and the other is funny but I don’t know if science’s can prove it

  • This very good to know that being that I actually date A twin for the matter of it and have the daily battle of being boyfriend to one and brother to the other and I get consistently asked can you can you tell them apart I just say I am dating one, not the other even the fact that we high school sweethearts but the school THOUGHT I dated both which added fuel to the fire me know this just make it more interesting to know

  • dude, me and my brother have 6 years of difference and if you look at one of his photo at my age you barely notice any difference (sry 4 my fucked up english)

  • I am not a twin but a triplet! We where born on the same day. My sis is 30 seconds older and my brother is 3 minutes younger. Our baby photo’s are so cute! And I’ve become popular of being the only set of triplets in my school

  • Identical twins do have identical DNA because they come from the same egg. It isn’t impossible to have a mutation between twin DNA, but it is unlikely.

  • I’m a mirror twin. My twin Steven is left handed and I’m right handed. And we look the same to the point where some family members after 30 years can’t tell us apart

  • I know twins who look exactly the same, same eye color, same hair and same height no one gets them mixed up but me and my twin are exactly different and they STILL Get Us Mixed Up. It’s So Annoying ��

  • It’s probably gone up 75% due to the rise of population lol. I love my identical twin but I always wonder what it would be like to not be a twin.

  • Im a Fraternal twin im really big like..taller and chubbier..my twin sister (We are both girls) Is skinny and short..people still dont believe us lol but depe down we know we are twins also people ask if we are just really good friends since we’re always together��

  • I’m a girl and I have a twin brother…fraternal twins are from my father’s genes because my dad’s sister has a twin boy and girl who were born around 10 years before we were.

  • I am a fraternal twin (my twin is a girl). My first child was singleton. When I got pregnant the second time around, I got pregnant with fraternal girl twins!❤❤ My doctor said that since I’m a fraternal twin and I had a set of twins, the percentage is much higher that the next time I get pregnant, more than likely I will have another set!��

  • For sure mirror twins. I’m right handed, while my twin is left handed. I prefer drawing guys, while my twin prefers girls. I’m an introvert, while my twin is an extrovert; but we both basically think the same.

  • my cousins are twin and they are the same shape but they have diffrent colors 1 of them has bright brown hair and lighter skin the other one has darker hair and darker skin but they are the same shapes of bodys and same length and everything same but the colors arent

  • My aunt gave birth to fraternal twins (a boy and girl), they are 19 years old now
    while my mum’s last pregnancy, she gave birth to male fraternal quadruplets (my little brothers ��❤️) and they are seven years old now.
    Maybe one of us will carry-on the twin genes legacy.

  • Quite an interesting story indeed, in my language we have a saying, “кръвта вода не става” literally-blood can’t turn into water, obviously meaning blood relatives will be closely linked and have similiar preferences no mater what.
    In fact, my mother and my aunt, while studying in different cities, when they came home for the holidays, wore the same exact clothes. Not as astonishing as the story in the video, but they are not even twins.
    What this goes to show is the often forgotten and overlooked importance in blood bond you have with not only your family, but your nation.

  • Te fact that twins are being born at a higher rate is rally good for science. In many cases scientific experiments regarding medications or psychological studies are performed on identical twins because they have a control subject & a variable who are identical.

  • Me and my twin bro look nothing like each other, but there was like 5-7 sets of twins, and they were identical.

    EDIT: I am 31 minutes older than my twin

  • Only the woman’s genetics determine the likelihood of twins, not the man’s genetics I think should be noted, for fraternal twins since it’s based on hyper ovulation.

  • I’m an identical mirror twin. I’m about to have my first child and my brother is joking around and telling his girlfriend he doesn’t need to have kid now because my child will genetically be his too hahah i love the fact that his kids and mine will be more like half siblings.

  • Question for fellow twins out there: Have you ever been asked extremely stupid questions about being twins? Someone asked my sister and I “So how long have you been twins?” Seriously.

  • Im a fraternal twin I’m a girl with a twin brother. This one time me and my brother where walking down the school hallway and someone yelled “awww cute couple” me and my brother said at the exact same time “we’re twins” don’t you just love scaring people!��

  • My dads uncles are identical r twins, my uncles identical twins, I’m a fraternal twin, and my sister has fraternal twins as well lol

  • I’m a twin, it’s not as cool as you would think. It’s literally just a sibling that has the same birthday as you. And I have to share and room with him (My twin.) Although we have fun telling people we can communicate telepathically then pretending we can the entire day. XD

  • My brother and I are identical mirror twins and incase you’re wondering, im right handed, he’s left handed, and yes, our hair parts in different directions.

  • me and my identical twin sister swaped classes when we were like 13,14 one day and no body noticed which was really stupid but hey it was fun tho now we’re 16 and still laughs when we talk about it

  • I’m not a Twin, but I do know identical Twins. When one of them got their hair cut, I was like:

    “sO I CaN FINAllY TEll yoU APARt? YAAsss.”

  • The fact that I thought was the most interesting, was the one about the twins dating other twins. Then, they would all be siblings or cousins. That was very interesting!:D

  • I am a twin myself, my brother javin though is right handed and I am left handed!!!! My said I use to punch my brother in the womb because he didn`t give me space!!!! lol!!!

  • i only care about twins sisters on the thumbnail, don’t even care about twins facts. fkin click bait, you have fear if people dont even care about your video so you need to make a bait?

  • I’m a fraternal twin and looking at us you would think I am not related to my twin sister I have blonde hair she has brown hair she has green eyes I have blue eyes and I have glasses she doesn’t she is a head smaller then me. The only thing that we are alike in we are good readers.

  • I was born one minute before my brother and that didn’t come by chance; I fought for my right to be older. My brother was going to be first, but I pushed him back and went “get me outta here, doc; I’m done!”

  • This is irrelevant but I’m a triplet and we are identical (all girls) are names are matching to�� (Jayda, jayna and jayla) we also have the close middle names too and have the same initials it’s so interesting but at the same time annoying because of school����

  • I’m a girl pair of fraternal twins and my twin and I are completely different colors but similar features. When we were little other kids would ask me if my sister was white cuz we are black and shes light skin

  • I’m seriously starting to think those Jim Twins are the biggest trolls in the world.

    Btw, your new style of videos is so much better haha

  • I just found out today at our first sonagram that my first kid is actually 2 kids. and in the sonagram they saw that they share an embryonic sack so does that mean I’m gonna be the father of identical twins

  • I have an identical twin we were separated at birth we live in different countries but our likes and dislikes are same nothing other is same like what we think about future nor we have same feeling for people so none of these facts apply on me and her

  • i have a fraternal twin brother who is annoying stupid and wont leave me alone and it is fucking annoying as hell. he thinks he can order me to do stuff for him cuz he’s 10 minutes older than me. but he still means the world to me ^^ i wonder what i mean to him…

  • Correct me if I’m wrong, but Identical twins have the same genetic code no? Why do you say they have different DNA? I am not a geneticist, so please don’t bite my head off people

  • I am a twin�������� But not identical.

    •I have green-brown eyes, my sis has brown
    •I am 5’8, my sis is 4’11
    •I have brown hair, my sis has blonde-brown
    •I have hit puberty, my sister not

    We’re both almost 12, and we have HUGE TELEPATHY �� We never fight too

  • I was supposed to be a twin, and I actually was at one point!! But when my mom was 7 months pregnant….he just disappeared!! She didn’t have a miscarriage or anything!! He just…disappeared!! O.o. We still have no idea what happened. Im now 13 and I always catching myself kinda having memories with him. I know this sounds crazy tho cuz Ive never met him bc he was never born (he disappeared in the womb) but I kinda remember hugging him, and talking to him tho….ok..now I just feel crazy..