Aug 01, 2021

The high heritability of educational achievement reflects many genetically influenced traits, not just intelligence | PNAS

Differences among children in educational achievement are highly heritable from the early school years until the end of compulsory education at age 16, when UK students are assessed nationwide with standard achievement tests [General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)]. Genetic research has shown that intelligence makes a major contribution to the heritability of educational achievement...

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