Genetics and Intelligence: A Review

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Science  13 Dec 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3598, pp. 1477-1479
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3598.1477


A survey of the literature of the past 50 years reveals remarkable consistency in the accumulated data relating mental functioning to genetic potentials. Intragroup resemblance in intellectual abilities increases in proportion to the degree genetic relationship.