Are you coded to care? Learn how your genes can influence your level of empathy.
- OXTR codes for your oxytocin receptors and thus determines your receptivity to the oxytocin hormone.
- Oxytocin is related to maternal behavior and social bonding.
- Variation in the BDNF gene (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) influences your reactivity to emotional stimuli.
- Order your DNA-based personality reports to see which genetic variations contribute to your predispositions.
Sample Report: Empathy
Studies have shown that two genes influence the trait of empathy: OXTR and BDNF. OXTR codes for your oxytocin receptors and thus determines your receptivity to the oxytocin hormone; this hormone is related to activities involving things like maternal behavior and social bonding. Variation in the BDNF gene, or brain-derived neurotrophic factor, influences your reactivity to emotional stimuli, which is closely related to the trait of empathy.
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