risk taking

The Genetics of Taking Risks

January 14, 2019
A massive new study that included data from more than a million people suggests that genetics may nudge some individuals toward more risky behavior like smoking, drinking, and speeding.Conducted by...
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Scientists Identify Genes associated with Cannabis Use

August 27, 2018
In the largest genome-wide association study of its kind, researchers have identified 35 genes associated with cannabis use, and found overlapping genetic associations with risk-taking behavior and a risk for schizophrenia.
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Research Confirms Genetic Associations For Personality Traits

August 22, 2017
Recent success in genetic research into personality has opened up the hunt for more genetic signals associated with psychological and behavioral traits.
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