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People with ‘warrior gene’ better at risky decisions

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People with ‘warrior gene’ better at risky decisions

It’s been called the “warrior gene” – a mutation that seems to make people more aggressive. Now researchers report that people with this gene may not be aggressive, just better at spotting their own interests.

Previous research has found that people with MAOA-L, a gene that controls signalling chemicals in the brain, can be more aggressive. But there is enormous controversy about this, as the gene’s effects seem to vary with people’s backgrounds.

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