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tags: evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, molecular ecology, personality, novelty seeking, exploratory behavior, dopamine receptor, dopamine receptor D4 gene, DRD4 gene polymorphism, ornithology, birds, Great Tit, Parus major, researchblogging.org,peer-reviewed research, peer-reviewed paper Bold or cautious? Individuals with a particular gene variant are very curious — but only in some populations. Image: Henk Dikkers. Research suggests that…

tags: researchblogging.org, birdsong, personality traits, mate choice, sexual selection, risk taking, European collared flycatcher, Ficedula albicollis, László Zsolt Garamszegi Male European collared flycatcher, Ficedula albicollis, singing. Image: Beijershamn Öland, 23 May 2004 [link]. Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel 1/1000s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso400. Most people don’t believe that animals possess distinct personalities, although they readily…