Children inherit mother's intelligence

Children inherit mother

If you are looking for a sperm donor then it seems that you don't need to factor in his intelligence. Research shows that the mother is the one who passes a child's intelligence down.

But how? Women have two X chromosomes and men have an X and a Y chromosome. According to scientists, only the X chromosomes carry the intelligence gene on them. Since most X chromosomes are only in women, chances are that a child inherits the intelligence from his mother.

Scientists have discovered that intelligence is passed down via the X chromosome. According to the researchers, this means that the chances are high that you inherit your cleverness from your mother.

Since 1984 several studies on this subject have already been carried out and scientists came to the same conclusion: heritability of intelligence is passed down through your mother.

From whom did your child inherit his intelligence?

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