Your intelligence, popularity, driving skills and color blindness come from your parents.
So do your shortsightedness, desire for coffee, lactose intolerance, high cholesterol and vulnerability to diabetes.
Not only do you inherit your skin, hair and eye color, and basic personality traits from your parents, they also pass on many health features to you.
If you’re male, you get all of your smarts from your Mom; females get half of their intelligence from each parent.
As for popularity, girls’ language skills and social nature enhance friendships and for boys, their visual spatial skills support their driving competence as well as risk taking behavior.
So, if you’re a smart, popular, color-blind, lactose-intolerant, short-sighted diabetic bad driver with high cholesterol and a love of coffee, blame your parents.
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