Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Children of older fathers perform less well in a range of brainpower tests during infancy and early childhood, a study has found

In contrast, children with older mothers did well on the tests, which assessed abilities such as memory, learning and concentration. Experts believe mutations in a man's sperm, which build over time, may be a factor. The University of Queensland study appears in the journal PLoS Medicine.


Old fathers have duller children

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