Latest Heritability Stories
LONDON, November 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Love of Pop and Classical Music is Partly in our Genes If you've ever wondered why a close group of friends might like completely different types of music, blame their genes.
New findings show that adolescent alcohol use and behavior problems are influenced by the interaction of genetic and environmental factors.
Adolescent alcohol use and behavior problems are influenced by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
For those unhappy with their popularity on Facebook, U.S. researchers suggest that social networking is influenced by genetics.
The way humans make friends and interact with them may be closely linked to genetic variations, according to new research.
Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have detected evidence that DNA may not be the only carrier of heritable information; a secondary molecular mechanism called epigenetics may also account for some inherited traits and diseases.
Parental education is a strong predictor of socioeconomic status and childrenâ€™s educational environment - Nevertheless, some children continue to experience reading failure in spite of high parental education and support for learning to read.
In a new study, a University of Missouri researcher and Dutch team of research collaborators found that genetic material on chromosome nine was linked to BPD features, a disorder characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image and behavior, and can lead to suicidal behavior, substance abuse and failed relationships.
Our large brains are surely at the center of our humanity. But it is equally certain that few organs are the subject of more misinformation in scientific and public discourse - especially in the widespread notion that most behaviors controlled by our marvelous brain are somehow programmed into it genetically.