Intelligence

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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New Study Finds Genetic Associations for Neuroticism

June 25, 2018
Researchers identified more than a hundred genetic regions associated with neuroticism, a trait used to gauge personality that is also associated with risk factors for depression and schizophrenia.
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Sibling Rivalry

April 24, 2015
There’s nature and nurture and then there’s all that bickering – or lack of it – with our brothers or sisters. Birth order, and the family dynamic between siblings –...
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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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