The genetics of character
Published on Tue, May 22nd 2012, 08:14
Professor Timothy Bates, Dr Gary Lewis and Doctoral Student Despina Archontaki recently reported...
Professor Timothy Bates, Dr Gary Lewis and Doctoral Student Despina Archontaki recently reported the discovery of biological systems influencing character traits including self-control, the ability to cope with challenges, and to relate well to others. The work, published in the Journal of Personality, and involved over 2000 US twins, was reported in the Daily Telegraph and elsewhere.
Archontaki, D., Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2012). Genetic influences on psychological well-being: A nationally representative twin study. Journal of Personality. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.2012.00787.x