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The Warrior Gene

Monoamine oxidase (MAOA), otherwise known as the “warrior gene”, has been an assisting factor in two court cases in Italy and has resulted in reduced sentences for the guilty assailants as decided by the ruling judge. 828 more words

Behavioral Genetics

Richard Dawkins on "genetic determinism"

Some time ago, a year or so back, evolutionary psychology was established as a separate subject at the University of Turku. This immediately raised controversy, at least from a few people trying to shout loudly. 2,295 more words


Do Our Genes Dictate Our Choices?

Today I offer an article by guest author AJ Roberts.


I have two older sisters, and I love them both, but I am often stumped by how very different the three of us are from each other. 804 more words