Genetics—Born to Be an Addict?
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Addictive Brain
Taught by Professor Thad Polk | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Investigate how people may be susceptible to addiction on a genetic level. Thanks to studies of twins and DNA analysis, scientists are homing in on the genes that predispose us toward addiction. While there is no single “addiction gene,” our DNA can significantly influence whether we become addicts.