DNA provides the best child-specific prediction of educational achievement from birth


Individual differences in educational achievement are highly heritable (60%) throughout the school years, and this high heritability is largely explained by genetically influenced cognitive and non-cognitive factors (Krapohl... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Kaili Rimfeld (King's College London)
  2. Margherita Malanchini (University of Texas at Austin)
  3. Saskia Selzam (King's College London)
  4. Philip S. Dale (University of New Mexico)
  5. Andrea Allegrini (King's College London)
  6. Robert Plomin (King's College London)

Topic Area

Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention


OS-6B » Achievement/Cognitive Abilities (13:30 - Friday, 22nd June, Yellowstone)

Presentation Files

The presenter has not uploaded any presentation files.