Education policy and the heritability of educational attainment

@article{Heath1985EducationPA,
  title={Education policy and the heritability of educational attainment},
  author={A Christopher Heath and K. van der Berg and Lindon J. Eaves and Marit Hornberg Solaas and Linda A. Corey and Jon Martin Sundet and Philip P. Magnus and Walter E. Nance},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1985},
  volume={314},
  pages={734-736}
}
Many workers assume that genetically determined differences in intellectual ability1–5 will be influenced little by changes in educational policy or other environmental interventions6,7. Others8,9, however, have suggested that increasing equality of educational opportunity will lead to an increase in the heritability of educational attainment. The resolution of this issue has been delayed until now because of the extremely large sample sizes which would be required10. Education data on twins… CONTINUE READING
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