For many years, psychologists and researchers have been interested in the nature and nurture debate with regards to IQ. Some have claimed that IQ is something that can be passed on through genetics and is an inherited trait. Others have declared that IQ level is not something passed on through genetics, but rather something determined by experiences one has in his or her life. This review was created to discuss how a child's IQ may be affected by early family life, a factor that requires more attention in the literature. This report will discuss how early child-parent experiences, intimate relationships between child and parent, and child-parent attachment each affect a person's level of IQ. By understanding the underlying factors of IQ,parents may be able to help their children develop cognitively at a young age and thus have a higher IQ

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