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    What are the limits of h2 and H2 in determining heritability, specifically in humans?

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    Both forms of heritability aim to calculate the amount that things in the environment contribute to what genes are passed on in the offspring. Both give you a quantitative measure of the amount of heritability of genes in a particular environment. H2 aims to look at the influence of all the variables in the environment that influence the genes that are passed on to the offspring. Its limitation is that you can not access the influence ...

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    This solution compares H2 and h2 (both concepts related to heritability) and looks at their limits in determining heritability in humans.