DRD4 Long Allele Carriers Show Heightened Attention to High-priority Items Relative to Low-priority Items


Humans with seven or more repeats in exon III of the DRD4 gene (long DRD4 carriers) sometimes demonstrate impaired attention, as seen in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and at other times demonstrate heightened attention, as seen in addictive behavior. Although the clinical effects of DRD4 are the focus of much work, this gene may not necessarily… (More)
DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_00724


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