Topic: Genetic research

Genetic Influences on Cognition Increase with Age, Study Shows

Oct. 1, 2013

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.

Read more

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

Oct. 4, 2012

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.

Read more