Variants in the dopamine-4-receptor gene promoter are not associated with sensation seeking in skiers.

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Thomson, Cynthia J.; Rajala, Amelia K.; Carlson, Scott R.; Rupert, Jim L.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093521, pmc: PMC3972116
  • 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 Expression
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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
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