genetics of personality

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CNN reports: At the Chongqing Children’s Palace, experts are hoping to revolutionize child-rearing with the help of science. About 30 children aged 3 to 12 years old and their parents are participating in a new program that uses DNA testing to identify genetic gifts and predict the future. The test is conducted by the Shanghai…

Neuroscientists Sam Wang and Sandra Aamodt have a guest post on Olivia Judson’s NY Times blog discussing the complex interplay between genes and environment in the determination of personality traits. A taste: So some of the effects that we call “genetic” (or “nature”) are the indirect result of people being drawn to particular environments because…