People Who Have These Personality Traits Likely Inherited Them

Your Intelligence Depends On Your Parents

There are so many ways to measure intelligence, so it can be difficult to determine where genetics factor in. A study in Scientific American found that 50 percent of differences in intelligence in twins come from genetics.

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The other half comes from their environment. This means that intelligent parents will likely teach their children ways to improve upon their already inherited intelligence.