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Genetics

15 November 2011

Strangers can spot kindness gene

People with a certain gene trait are known to be more kind and caring than people without it, and strangers can quickly tell the difference, according to US research published.

People with a certain gene trait are known to be more kind and caring than people without it, and strangers can quickly tell the difference, according to US research published.

One member of the couple was asked to tell the other about a time of suffering in his or her life. Observers were asked to watch the listener for 20 seconds, with the sound turned off.

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