Nature or nurture? It’s an age-old debate that sees conversations go round in circles and actually, if truth be told, for most human characteristics its often a combination of the two. A new study, however, suggests that where you live has a massive impact on which effect is most influential.
The research, published in Molecular Psychiatry, studied over 13,000 pairs of twins littered across the UK. When they analyzed 45 childhood characteristics, from IQ and hyperactivity through to height and weight, they found that genetic and environmental contributions to these characteristics varied massively with geography…
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