40 minute audio interview with Prof. Robert Plomin for the UK The Guardian newspaper

Interview with prof. Plomin

Should we genetically screen four-year-olds?

Professor Robert Plomin on the role genetics play in children's success.

Abstract of the podcast: Would true equality in education mean testing children's genetics at the age of four, so that any learning difficulties revealed can be accommodated right from the start of primary education?

Robert Plomin is professor of behavioural genetics at King's College London. He's the co-author with Kathryn Asbury of G is for Genes: the Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement.

Prof Plomin joins Ian Sample in the studio, along with the Guardian's science correspondent Hannah Devlin.


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