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Old 06-23-2014, 05:49 PM   #111
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Originally Posted by txtebow View Post
ABSOLUTELY FALSE.


http://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2013...vironment.html

"The degree to which students’ exam scores differ owes more to their genes than to their teachers, schools or family environments, according to new research from King’s College London published today in PLOS ONE"



http://m.pss.sagepub.com/content/ear...612457952.full


"We found that DNA markers tagged by the array accounted for .66 of the estimated heritability, reaffirming that cognitive abilities are heritable. Larger sample sizes alone will be sufficient to identify many of the genetic variants that influence cognitive abilities"
from the first link:

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It is important to stress that the researchers found that environments for students are also important and that the study does not imply that improvements in education will not have important benefits. For individuals living in the best and worst environments, this exposure is likely to make more of a difference to their educational prospects than their genes. Further research is needed to assess the implications of the findings for educational strategies.
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