Variants in the dopamine-4-receptor gene promoter are not associated with sensation seeking in skiers.
Cynthia J Thomson; Amelia K Rajala; Scott R Carlson; Jim L Rupert;
- Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
- Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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- Subject: Computational Biology | Genomic Medicine | Human Genetics | Research Article | Gene Identification and Analysis | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Psychology | Personality | Genomics | Molecular Genetics | Population Genetics | Biology and Life Sciences | Medicine | Q | R | Genetic Testing | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Social Sciences | Science | Genetic Association Studies | Medicine and Health Sciences | Genetic Polymorphism | Gene Expressionmesheuropmc: human activities
Sensation seeking is a personality trait that has been associated with disinhibited behaviours including substance use and gambling, but also with high-risk sport practices including skydiving, paragliding, and downhill skiing. Twin studies have shown that sensation see... View more