Better brain wiring linked to family genes

How well our brain functions is based largely on our family’s genetic make-up, according to a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. An international team, including scientists from the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland and Cambridge University, compared the brain scans of 38 identical and non-identical twins. The findings show evidence of a genetic effect on how “cost-efficient” our brain network wiring is.

Read more at The University of Melbourne