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Toward molecular personality scales for the five-factor model. (Study)

“There is growing evidence that personality traits are affected by many genes, all of which have very small effects. As an alternative to the largely unsuccessful search for individual polymorphisms associated with personality traits, the authors identified large sets of … Continue reading

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The Socioeconomics of Parenting (Jonah Lehrer)

“How much do the decisions of parents matter? Most parents believe that even the most mundane acts of parenting—from their choice of day care to their policy on videogames—can profoundly influence the success of their children. Kids are like wet … Continue reading

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