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Genetics

Sensitivity is in our genes (but not only!)

Our study investigated the heritability of sensitivity.

Results showed that 47 percent of the differences in sensitivity between individuals are genetically determined, whereas the remaining 53 percent are accounted for by environmental factors.

Environmental sensitivity and serotonin transporter gene variance: from rats to humans

Environmental Sensitivity is seen in both animals and humans, suggesting that is has a strong biological foundation.