This is good news for mothers! But fathers might not be too excited about it!!
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According to several studies, a person gets their intelligence from the mother's genes.
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Intelligence is tied to X chromosomes, and mothers contain two X chromosomes, while fathers contain only 1 (and one Y chromosome).
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Scientists also believe that intelligence is a highly-conditioned gene, and it comes directly from the mother. And even if it is inherited from the father, it will not impact IQ level.
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While mom's genes dominate the cerebral cortex, the father's genes dominates the limbic system.
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