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  • a  capable of being inherited
    inheritable traits such as eye color
    an inheritable title

  • Not only are personality and intelligence partly heritable, but so is susceptibility to psychological maladies such as schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and major .
  • The new study showed that prosopagnosia (from the Greek prosopon for face and agnosia for ignorance) is highly heritable and surprisingly common, afflicting, in some form, about 1 .
  • What's clear, though, is that ADHD is highly heritable if one parent has or had the condition, their child has about a 70% chance of inheriting it.
News & Articles

  • Uncanny Portraits Visualize The Power of Genetics
    Genetics Are Awesomeuses an ingenious split-screen effect to show how heritable traits get passed down. A prominent technology columnist got science journalists into a tizzy last week when she proclaimed that she was a creationist . She probably didn’t really mean it, but the next time someone expresses doubt over basic, empirically validated facts of how living things evolve, point them ...
    July 19, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine

  • James Fowler in Wall Street Journal
    Whether you have run for office, donated to a candidate, attended a rally or joined a political organization, we found that those activities were heritable,says Dr. Fowler. "The environment is incredibly influential, but without genetics...

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