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David T. Lykken
David Thoreson Lykken

(1928-06-18)18 June 1928
Died 15 September 2006(2006-09-15) (aged 78)
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Known for Twin studies, lie detection, set-point theory of happiness
Scientific career
Fields Psychology, behavioral genetics
Institutions University of Minnesota, Deep Springs College

David Thoreson Lykken (June 18, 1928 – September 15, 2006) was a behavioral geneticist and Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. He is best known for his work on twin studies and lie detection.

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