Parent and offspring polygenic scores as predictors of offspring years of education


A polygenic score (PGS) derived from a 2013 genome-wide association study (N=127,000) explains ~2% of the variance in years of education (EduYears). Here, using a PGS derived from a 2016 study (N=329,000), we tested the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Emily Willoughby (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
  2. James Lee (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)

Topic Areas

Genetics , Education


Sa11 » Molecular Genetics of Education Attainment (11:00 - Saturday, 15th July)

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