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The latter reminds one of Babel, where the inhabitants lost the ability to speak intelligibly to one another as punishment for their presumptuous effort to build a tower reaching to heaven: Clinicians and researchers are praying for a return of intelligibility via field trials and empiricism. Let us return briefly to the lessons from the EGA work with ASP. It is clear that CD is not a good predictor of who will get a diagnosis of ASP; only 27% of boys and 21% of girls with three or more CD symptoms by age 15 go on to fulfill the criteria for ASP.
This approach has yielded developmental functions (McCall, 1979) for twins over the first 3 years of life for various emotion systems. Thus, it is possible to study the effect of genetic variation on times of onset, rates of acceleration of growth, and other temporal qualities of behavior. Let us now return to infant and childhood temperament and consider some components that might be related to later antisocial behavior. 3 on temperament reported by parents (Goldsmith, 1993a, plus additional data).