TEDS have launched a new study called “Children of TEDS”, or CoTEDS for short

Find out about the world's first ever twin study which includes information on both the twins and their children!


Join us in the next stage of TEDS – as our TEDS twins grow up, so do we!

Does ‘Grit’ impact on children’s GCSE scores?

Personality characteristics – especially conscientiousness - have been shown to have a significant but moderate influence on academic achievement. However our study showed that ‘grit’, defined as perseverance and passion for long-term goals, adds little to prediction of school achievement.

New TEDS book: G is for Genes

TEDS researchers Kathryn Asbury and Robert Plomin have published a new book called G is for Genes, about genetic influences on teaching and learning. The book is largely based on results from TEDS research projects.