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Temper trap: the genetics of aggression and self-control

Everyone knows someone with a quick temper – it might even be you. And while scientists have known for decades that aggression is hereditary, there is another biological layer to those angry flare-ups: self-control. In a paper published earlier this year in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, my colleagues and I found that people who […] … learn more→