The high heritability of educational achievement reflects many genetically influenced traits, not just intelligence

Eva Krapohl, Kaili Rimfeld, Nicholas G Shakeshaft, Maciej Trzaskowski, Andrew McMillan, Jean-Baptiste Pingault, Kathryn Asbury, Nicole Harlaar, Yulia Kovas, Philip S Dale, Robert Plomin

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15273-8
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Achievement
  • Child
  • Cognition
  • Educational Status
  • Female
  • Genetics, Behavioral
  • Humans
  • Intelligence/genetics
  • Learning
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Models, Genetic
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Phenotype
  • Twins/genetics
  • United Kingdom

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