Do Genes Affect Our Characters?

Behavioural genetics says it does. The nature vs nurture argument is rapidly falling to ‘It’s nature!’

the anture vs nurture argument is being rapidly lost. We are far more nature than nurture. Pixabay

I admit to you that I have been told so often by professionals that I should never have survived what I did that I became curious as to why I did. If I had to ask myself why I survived, it was a combination of traits — all of them genetic…




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Tessa Schlesinger

Tessa Schlesinger

Author writing fiction. Loves photography, beauty, decor, dancing, travel, & secular ethics. Born and bred in Africa.

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