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Wow - Horizon, morality and the 'warrior gene'

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hmc Wed 07-Sep-11 23:07:12

Just how fascinating was that programme? Don't tell me I am the only one who has googled self diagnostic pyschopath tests on the internet since watching it (I got the all clear grin)

meditrina Wed 07-Sep-11 23:14:03

I saw the second half - very interesting!

A classic example of the interplay between nature (the gene and brain patterns) and nurture (you can have these traits but function normally unless there is a precipitating factor - only childhood abuse mentioned, but that left me wondering if there could be others).

hmc Thu 08-Sep-11 10:17:40

I do wonder if there should be screening for the 'warrior' gene to ensure that appropriate support is offered to vulnerable people

pipkin35 Thu 08-Sep-11 12:31:04

Thought it was interesting but loads seemed wrong with it? The toddlers prefering a puppet for example...I mean, the puppets had different coloured t-shirts on how could that be as conculsive as they were suggesting?

As for the pyschopaths being the heads of large business organisations - god, ain't that the truth! grin

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