Thursday, December 3, 2015

Why some of us can not stop traveling?

Check out why we are globetrotters: as previous research has shown, long alleles of the DRD4 gene have been linked to novelty-seeking personality, hyperactivity, and risk-taking behaviors … It can be argued reasonably that exploratory behaviors are adaptive in migratory societies… usually harsh, frequently changing, and always providing a multitude of novel stimuli and ongoing challenges to survival”

“The findings revealed a very strong association between the proportion of long alleles of the DRD4 gene in a population and its prehistorical macro-migration histories.”

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