Scientists: social status is inherited

Scientists from the US and the UK have established that social status is inherited. Draws fact that this characteristic is transmitted more frequently than the appearance and health.

Data were established for the study of people with high-income and students of Oxford University, Cambridge University. The volunteers were assessed for financial prosperity, wealth, health, type of work.

The conclusions are as follows: social status is inherited much more than height or weight. It is difficult to say whether there is a binding to genes, this requires further investigation.

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Social status is influenced by many factors: education, income parents, social environment. It is likely that part of human social behavior depends on genes.

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