The new genetics of intelligence

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The new genetics of intelligence. / Plomin, Robert; Von Stumm, Sophie.

In: Nature Reviews Genetics, Vol. 19, No. 3, 08.01.2018, p. 148-159.

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Plomin, R & Von Stumm, S 2018, 'The new genetics of intelligence', Nature Reviews Genetics, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 148-159. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrg.2017.104

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Plomin, R., & Von Stumm, S. (2018). The new genetics of intelligence. Nature Reviews Genetics, 19(3), 148-159. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrg.2017.104

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Plomin R, Von Stumm S. The new genetics of intelligence. Nature Reviews Genetics. 2018 Jan 8;19(3):148-159. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrg.2017.104

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Plomin, Robert ; Von Stumm, Sophie. / The new genetics of intelligence. In: Nature Reviews Genetics. 2018 ; Vol. 19, No. 3. pp. 148-159.

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