Can we Validate Twin Studies? A Census-Based Heritability Estimate of Educational Achievement

Abstract

For most phenotypes, the amount of variance explained by SNPs is generally lower than the amount of additive genetic variance estimated in twin studies. This is also true for educational achievement. Twin-based estimates may... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. St├ęphanie van den Berg (University of Twente)
  2. Inga Schwabe (Tilburg University)
  3. Luc Janss (Aarhus University)

Topic Areas

Statistical Methods , Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention

Session

1C-OS » Educational Attainment (10:30 - Thursday, 29th June, Forum)

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