Where Do People's Personalities Come From?
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior
Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Scientists now know with certainty that genes have a pronounced effect on people’s personalities, thanks to insights provided by behavioral genetics. See heritability at work in everyday traits ranging from extraversion and neuroticism to smoking, divorce, and even political beliefs.