Similar genes influence children's reading, mathematical abilities

07/8/2014 | Science World Report · BBC

A UK study in the journal Nature Communications found that children's reading skills were influenced by the same genetic variations responsible for their mathematical ability. "Heritability does not imply that anything is set in stone -- it just means it may take more effort from parents, schools and teachers to bring the child up to speed," study author Robert Plomin said.

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