Gene makes People to get inclined to Negative Emotional Events More Frequently: Study
A new Canadian research has unveiled that there are some people who are genetically inclined to consider world to be a pessimistic place.
The study was carried out by a group of researchers from University of British Columbia. As per the study, it has been unveiled that there is a gene variant that makes a person to negative emotions more often. However, such activities are not so constant among those, who do not carry such genes.
Lead researcher Rebecca Todd has affirmed that it is the first study has unveiled about the gene known as ADRA2b, which has a severe impact on how people perceive people and incidents taking place in the world.
The study has been published in the Psychological Science. In order to reach at the above given result, study researchers have carried out the study on 200 healthy college going students.
The volunteers were asked to associate words on a computers screen as positive, negative or neutral. It was found that volunteers for the gene deletion found the negative words more frequently.
"What this tells us is . your genetic predisposition can be related to how you look at the world and whether you see the negative or the positive", affirmed Prof. Todd.
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