Misconception RHM121:

Genetic information is inherited from the same-sex parent (i.e. daughters get their chromosomes from their mother, and sons get their chromosomes from their father) (see Clough & Wood-Robinson, 1985; Kargbo et al., 1980).

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In sexually reproducing organisms, such as humans, half of the chromosomes contain genetic information from one parent and half from the other parent.