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Genetics

08 October 2010

Thrill-seekers are wired that way

Do your genes predispose you to thrill-seeking? Scientists looking into this question have found a dozen gene mutations associated with the urge to do exciting things.

Do your genes predispose you to thrill-seeking? Scientists looking into this question have found a dozen gene mutations associated with the urge to do exciting things.

However, she added, it's too early to start screening people for these mutations because not enough is known about how genes affect behaviour.

 

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