Happiness Gene Discovered – But it Only Works for Women

Happiness Gene Discovered – But it Only Works for Women

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Photo by Sun StarScientists have discovered a gene that makes people happy, but it is said to work only in women. The findings could help explain why women are often happier than men, the team of US researchers said.

The study focused on a gene called MAOA that affects the levels of feel-good chemicals in the brain.

University of South Florida researcher Dr. Henian Chen said its effects could be cancelled out by testosterone, but boys may still benefit before adolescence because their testosterone level is low.

(READ the story in Zee News)

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COMMENTS

  1. Let’s keep in mind that genes do not control our biology because we can use our thougths and intent to turn our genes on or off. (See cellular biologist Bruce Lipton’s book “The Biology of Belief”) So, us men can influence our biology to benefit from the happiness gene as well, if we choose to. More good news.