#MUSTREAD Nature Holds The Trumps over Nurture ? | Jean Boulle Luxury | Scoop.it

#MUSTREAD Nature Holds The Trumps over Nurture ? 

Studies of twins beginning in the late 1970s found that genetic inheritance is responsible for up to 60 percent of the so-called big five personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, neuroticism, and agreeableness. And in the past three decades we’ve learned that roughly 50 percent of the variance in aggression and aggressive behavior is hereditary.5 A 2009 meta-analysis by Sybil Alexandra Burt of 103 twin and adoption studies found a higher number, with about 65 percent heritability.6 Frighteningly, like blue eyes or fair complexion, violence is highly heritable