Published: Sept. 2, 2015

Faculty Fellow Jason Boardman was recently interviewed about his article on the genetics of educational outcomes. The researchers used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) to examine the relationship between genes and educational attainment. They found they were able to predict educational attainment within families based on a polygenic score, while controlling for environmental factors such as neighborhoods and parental education.

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