Effects of inbreeding on cognitive performance

@article{Bashi1977EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of inbreeding on cognitive performance},
  author={J Bashi},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1977},
  volume={266},
  pages={440-442}
}
THE few studies1,2 in which the effects of inbreeding on cognitive performance have been examined revealed that offspring of first-cousin marriages had lower IQ scores than offspring of unrelated parents. These studies were, however, performed in societies where the population engaging in such marriages is a small (1%, 6%)2,3 and unrepresentative proportion of the total population. Possible confounding of the effects of inbreeding with the effects of other intelligence-related variables such as… CONTINUE READING
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