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Genetics: What It Is That Makes You Clever — And Why It’s Shrouded in Controversy

April 22, 2016

(The Conversation) – There’s a long way still to go, but this field is receiving a great deal of publicity. This raises several ethical questions. We must ask ourselves if this research can ever be socially neutral given the eugenic-Galtonian history underpinning it. This kind of research could have an impact on human genetic engineering and the choices parents make when deciding to have children.

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