[LINK] Serotonin Transporter Genotype (5-HTTLPR) Predicts Utilitarian Moral Judgments

post by HumanFlesh · 2011-10-24T09:28:22.351Z · score: 1 (6 votes) · LW · GW · Legacy · 4 comments

A new link is found between serotonin transporters and philosophical predispositions.

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comment by Jayson_Virissimo · 2011-10-24T10:17:18.712Z · score: 8 (8 votes) · LW · GW

5-HTTLPR seems to correspond to the SNPs rs25531 and rs25532 (both of which are included in the most recent chip used by 23andme).

comment by VincentYu · 2011-10-24T14:01:31.676Z · score: 4 (4 votes) · LW · GW

The same paper has been the topic of a previous discussion post.

comment by HumanFlesh · 2011-10-24T14:32:32.591Z · score: 2 (2 votes) · LW · GW

Sorry about the redundant post. I would delete it, but I feel that Jayson_Virissimo's comment is worth archiving.

comment by RobertLumley · 2011-10-24T14:02:53.566Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Thank you! I spent like five minutes looking for that and couldn't find it: I was ctrl+F-ing for [link].