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Genetic Influences on Cognition Increase with Age, Study Shows

About 70 percent of a person’s intelligence can be explained by their DNA — and those genetic influences only get stronger with age, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

Psychology Researchers Receive $2.3 Million NIAAA Grant to Study Genetics of Alcohol Abuse

Psychology Researchers Receive $2.3 Million NIAAA Grant to Study Genetics of Alcohol Abuse

Two psychology professors at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to study genetic influences on drinking and other risky behaviors.