Genetics of Personality

In this article, the findings from behavioral genetic studies of personality are summarized, including twin and adoption studies estimating heritability as well as molecular genetic studies of candidate genes and genome-wide association studies. Studies of biological markers and other personality correlates are also reviewed, with suggestions for future directions in genetic studies of personality. An overview of personality theories and assessment instruments of personality is also provided.



About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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