Friday, March 24, 2006

How genes make up your mind

You will find a nice introduction to this topic by Thomas Ramsoy on the Science and Consciousness Review website. He gives the necessary background (showing the brain anatomy and chemistry) for understanding a paper by Harari et al. that correlates a variation in human serotonin transporter genes with fear and anxiety traits and amygdala activation.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous9:41 AM

    Thanks for posting this, I needed to read somethat that was accessible.