How our genetics affect our life choices
Can our genes influence our behavior?
It is a truth universally acknowledged that our genetic makeup has an influence over our lives. There are plenty of areas of life where the involvement of our DNA is obvious—the risk of developing certain diseases, for example. Increasingly, however, scientists are questioning whether even the choices people make are the result of the will of their genome, rather than their own volition. After all, personality traits almost always have some sort of genetic component.
Intrigued? Then check out this gallery to learn to what extent our behavior is dictated by our DNA.
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