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Default DNA Affects Psychology

From http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?art...mber=4&catID=2

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A less generalized loss of GABA-induced inhibition, however, is thought to be involved in behavioral undercontrol or impulsivity, which is a feature of a number of psychiatric disorders, including bipolar affective disorder, substance abuse and chronic conduct problems.
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Carriers of the CHRM2 risk variants, however, are more likely to have early symptoms of depression than drinking problems when they are adolescents. Youngsters with the GABRA2 risk variant more frequently display conduct problems, such as trouble with the police, fighting and expulsion from school, rather than early drinking.
What is psychology if not "behavioral undercontrol or impulsivity", "depression" and "conduct problems"?

Yet more evidence that psychology is controlled by the evolution of inherited processes in the brain. Evolution is undeniably a major contributor to Psychology; I would say the only contributor.
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