Intelligence differences dating

“Our research suggests that it might be possible to work with these genes to modify intelligence, but that is only a theoretical possibility at the moment – we have just taken a first step along that road.” In the study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, the team of researchers looked at samples of human brain from patients who had undergone neurosurgery for epilepsy.They analysed thousands of genes expressed in the human brain, and then combined the results with genetic information from healthy people who had undergone IQ tests and from people with neurological disorders such as autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability.

“We know that genetics plays a major role in intelligence but until now haven’t known which genes are relevant,” said Dr Michael Johnson, lead author of the study from the Department of Medicine at Imperial College.“Understanding the specific genetic and environmental factors influencing individual differences in educational achievement - and the complex interplay between them - could help educationalists develop effective personalised learning programmes, to help every child reach their potential by the end of compulsory education,” he said.However other genetics experts have warned that even having intelligence gene networks does not guarantee success.Now Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not-so-bright. When all the players are in the right positions, the brain appears to function optimally, leading to clarity of thought and what we think of as quickness or cleverness.However when the genes are mutated or in the wrong order, it can lead to dullness of thinking, or even serious cognitive impairments.Everyone would love to think the person they're attracted to is emotionally intelligent (flashback to early-20s-me who clung to any soft boy who owned a vinyl record player).

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