Genetic Mutation May Lead to Violent and Reckless Behavior

In a discovery that could help scientists further understand impulsivity in humans, researchers announced that they found a genetic variant that may contribute to spontaneous violent behavior. In a new study released in the journal Nature, a multinational research team examined the genes of 96 violent criminal offenders in Finland with behavioral disorders and compared it with DNA from a control group of 96 people in the country who had no such psychiatric diagnoses. Scientists found that the...Full Story
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