Genetics dictates intelligence

The use of a new tool revealed that certain sets of genes can affect a person’s intelligence.

9.1% of 16 year-old students had these genes. The researchers hope they may find more sets of genes that link to how smart someone is.

S Selzam, E Krapohl, S von Stumm, P F O’Reilly, K Rimfeld, Y Kovas, P S Dale, J J Lee, R Plomin “Predicting educational achievement from DNA” Molecular Psychiatry 19 July 2016

By | 2016-12-05T15:22:01+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Interesting Facts, Personal Success|Tags: , |0 Comments

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