Submitted by Brian Banmiller on September 26, 2016 - 12:00am.
Feeling smarter than most? You can thank your mother for that.
According to new research from Psychology Sport people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they are from your mother or father. But when it comes to what affects your level of intelligence. That's all a gift from mom.
The blog says intelligence genes are located on the X-chromosome. Since women have two of those, children are twice as likely to get their smarts from mom then from dad. And if your father does happen to pass off his intelligence gene to you, chances are it won't work. Psychology Sports says that's because they don't have the same impact on the brain and most likely won't be activated. read more »