educational attainment

Massive study on the genetics of educational attainment

July 23, 2018
In one of the largest genetic studies ever done, an international consortium of scientists has found more than 1,200 genetic variants associated with educational attainment, which is defined as the number of years individuals spent in school or university.
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Find Us At ASHG

October 13, 2016
Attending the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver next week?We’d love to hear from you! Attend our talks, come by our posters, and find us at our...
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Genetic variants linked to education level

May 11, 2016
In what is the largest-ever genome wide association study for social science, researchers found more than 70 genetic variants associated with educational attainment – the number of years individuals spent...
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Ten percent inspiration, ninety percent perspiration (and sixty percent genetics)

October 16, 2014
By Robin Smith In his 2008 bestseller Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell argued anecdotally that when it came to success, intelligence isn’t everything. A study published this month in the journal PNAS...
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