Humans as Superorganisms

@article{Kramer2015HumansAS,
  title={Humans as Superorganisms},
  author={P. Kramer and P. Bressan},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={464 - 481}
}
  • P. Kramer, P. Bressan
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
  • Psychologists and psychiatrists tend to be little aware that (a) microbes in our brains and guts are capable of altering our behavior; (b) viral DNA that was incorporated into our DNA millions of years ago is implicated in mental disorders; (c) many of us carry the cells of another human in our brains; and (d) under the regulation of viruslike elements, the paternally inherited and maternally inherited copies of some genes compete for domination in the offspring, on whom they have opposite… CONTINUE READING
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