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There is no single 'clever gene' – there are thousands

There is no single 'clever gene' – there are thousands | Communication design | Scoop.it

Thousands of genes are involved in intelligence, according to a new study which effectively shatters any hopes of eugenicists that babies can be genetically designed to be clever. In one of the largest studies of the human genome to date, a group of 253 scientists from around the world identified 74 genetic variants that are associated with the number of years spent in formal education.


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Campaign for Social Science's curator insight, May 12, 4:35 AM

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Thousands of genes are involved in intelligence, according to a new study which effectively shatters any hopes of eugenicists that babies can be genetically designed to be clever.
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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed | Communication design | Scoop.it

"Teaching students that intelligence can grow and blossom with effort – rather than being a fixed trait they’re just born with – is gaining traction in progressive education circles. And new research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential."


Via Beth Dichter
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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, July 17, 2014 4:34 PM

New research on mindset. Definitely worth a read! 

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, July 17, 2014 5:05 PM

Thx Beth Dichter!

niftyjock's curator insight, July 17, 2014 6:04 PM

You can learn to be smarter,