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12. december 2013

GENER, IKKE DIN SKOLE, ER STØRSTE FAKTOR I EKSAMENS-SUCCES. DNA DOBBELT SÅ BETYDNINGSFULDT SAMMENLIGNET MED OMGIVELSES-FAKTORER


Excerpt from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2522299/Genetics-school-biggest-factor-exam-success-DNA-twice-significant-environmental-factors.html

“Genetics, not your school, is biggest factor in exam success: DNA twice

as significant as environmental factors

Study reveals a child’s genes have greater impact on exam results than the quality of their school or efforts of their parents
Research carried out by King’s College London
Echoes London Mayor Boris Johnson’s controversial claims last month that success is linked to IQ
Educational achievement owes more to nature than nurture, it is claimed

A child’s genes have a far greater impact on exam results than the quality of their school or the efforts of their parents, researchers claim.
Analysis of 11,000 teenagers’ GCSE results suggests that DNA is twice as significant as environmental factors such as school choice in determining educational success.
The study, published by researchers at King’s College London, will go some way towards swaying the course of the great nature vs nurture debate.
Other factors unique to each individual account for the remaining 13 per cent, the study suggests…”