AVPR1a and SLC6A4 Gene Polymorphisms Are Associated with Creative Dance Performance

  title={AVPR1a and SLC6A4 Gene Polymorphisms Are Associated with Creative Dance Performance},
  author={Rachel Bachner-Melman and Christian Dina and Ada H. Zohar and Naama W. Constantini and Elad Lerer and Sarah Hoch and Sarah Sella and Lubov Nemanov and I. I. Gritsenko and Pesach Lichtenberg and Roni Y. Granot and Richard P. Ebstein},
  journal={PLoS Genetics},
  pages={31 - 49}
Dancing, which is integrally related to music, likely has its origins close to the birth of Homo sapiens, and throughout our history, dancing has been universally practiced in all societies. We hypothesized that there are differences among individuals in aptitude, propensity, and need for dancing that may partially be based on differences in common genetic polymorphisms. Identifying such differences may lead to an understanding of the neurobiological basis of one of mankind's most universal and… CONTINUE READING
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