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Nature as Important as Nurture When it Comes to Academics

School and parental nurturing roles in academic achievement may not be as all-important as previously thought, according to a recent psychological study published by Nature Communications.

Twins, Nitza Alvarado Espinoza (black shirt) and Mitzi Alvarado Espinoza, with their sister Deisy, at a rally in Austin on N…

School and parental nurturing roles in academic achievement may not be as all-important as previously thought, according to a recent psychological study published by Nature Communications. Based on results from a study of 1,500 pairs of twins, researchers discovered that performance in subjects such as math and reading has as much to do with genetic makeup as outside factors. (Los Angeles Times)

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