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Genetics & Early Language Development: Vocabulary, Literacy, Cognition, ADHD (2023 Study)

Recent advancements in genetics have illuminated the complex interplay between genetic factors and early vocabulary development in children. A comprehensive meta-genome-wide association study (meta-GWAS) delves into how genetic variations influence the acquisition of vocabulary in infancy and toddlerhood. This research not only enhances our understanding of language development but also sheds light on its genetic …

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Genetic (Polygenic) Risk for Psychiatric Disorders & Subject-Specific School Grades (2023 Study)

The intricate connection between mental health and educational attainment is a subject of growing interest and importance. Recent studies have shed light on how genetic predispositions to certain mental disorders can influence academic performance, challenging our understanding of how mental health impacts learning. Highlights: Polygenic Risk Scores Reveal New Insights: Studies utilizing polygenic risk scores …

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