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Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


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Funding Acknowledgements

For full acknowledgments, see the Supplementary Note. Funding to lead this consortium was provided by grants awarded to M.C.M.: ERC Consolidator Grant SOCIOGENOME (615603), a Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) grant (VIDI grant 452-10-012), a UK ESRC/NCRM SOCGEN grant (ES/N011856/1), the European Union's FP7 Families And Societies project (320116), and the Wellcome Trust ISSF and John Fell Fund. M.d.H. was supported by grants from the Swedish Research Council (2015-03657) and the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation (20140543). Research was carried out in collaboration with the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (SSGAC), with funding from the US National Science Foundation (EAGER: 'Workshop for the Formation of a Social Science Genetic Association Consortium'), a Supplementary grant from the National Institutes of Health Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, the Ragnar Soderberg Foundation (E9/11), the Swedish Research Council (421-2013-1061), the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation, an ERC Consolidator Grant (647648 EdGe), the Pershing Square Fund of the Foundations of Human Behavior and the NIA/NIH through grants P01-AG005842, P01-AG005842-20S2, P30-AG012810 and T32-AG000186-23 to NBER and R01-AG042568-02 to the University of Southern California. X.S. was supported by a grant from the Swedish Research Council (537-2014-371). We thank X. Ding for research assistance, N. Pirastu, K. Coward and L. Layman for valuable comments, and the University of Oxford Advanced Research Computing (ARC) facility ( This research has been conducted using the UK Biobank Resource.