Tag: educational attainment

Genetic Study Involving 1.1 Million Participants Finds Genes Play Role In Educational Attainment

A large genetic study has identified 1,271 gene variants linked to a person's educational attainment. Researchers also developed a scoring system that can give a rough prediction of how educated a person is based on his or her DNA.

Feature | Science July 24, 2018

Lack Of Education May Shorten Your Lifespan By 10 Years: Study

Experts discovered that mortality risks may be attributed to the educational attainment of an individual. The new study shows that lack of education may shorten life expectancy by up to 10 years.

Life July 9, 2015

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