Where you live matters: visualizing environmental effects on reading attainment

featured ACAMH papers
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‘Where you live matters: visualizing environmental effects on reading attainment’

Paper from the JCPP

The way in which socioeconomic status (SES) moderates the etiology of reading attainment has been explored many times, with past work often finding that genetic influences are suppressed under conditions of socioeconomic deprivation and more fully realized under conditions of socioeconomic advantage: a gene–SES interaction. Additionally, past work has pointed toward the presence of gene–location interactions, with the relative influence of genes and environment varying across geographic regions of the same country/state.

Authors: Jeffrey A. Shero, Florina Erbeli, Zoe E. Reed, Rasheda Haughbrook, Oliver S. P. Davis, Sara A. Hart, Jeanette E. Taylor

First published: 28 October 2023


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