Most Reported Genetic Associations With General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives

@article{Chabris2012MostRG,
  title={Most Reported Genetic Associations With General Intelligence Are Probably False Positives},
  author={Christopher F. Chabris and Benjamin M Hebert and Daniel J. Benjamin and Jonathan P. Beauchamp and David Cesarini and Matthijs J. H. M. van der Loos and Magnus Johannesson and Patrik K. E. Magnusson and Paul Lichtenstein and Craig S Atwood and Jeremy Freese and Taissa S. Hauser and Robert M. Hauser and Nicholas A. Christakis and David I. Laibson},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={1314 - 1323}
}
General intelligence (g) and virtually all other behavioral traits are heritable. Associations between g and specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in several candidate genes involved in brain function have been reported. We sought to replicate published associations between g and 12 specific genetic variants (in the genes DTNBP1, CTSD, DRD2, ANKK1, CHRM2, SSADH, COMT, BDNF, CHRNA4, DISC1, APOE, and SNAP25) using data sets from three independent, well-characterized longitudinal studies… 

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