Paranormal experience and the COMT dopaminergic gene: A preliminary attempt to associate phenotype with genotype using an underlying brain theory

@article{Raz2008ParanormalEA,
  title={Paranormal experience and the COMT dopaminergic gene: A preliminary attempt to associate phenotype with genotype using an underlying brain theory},
  author={A. Raz and T. Hines and J. Fossella and D. Castro},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2008},
  volume={44},
  pages={1336-1341}
}
  • A. Raz, T. Hines, +1 author D. Castro
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
  • Paranormal belief and suggestibility seem related. Given our recent findings outlining a putative association between suggestibility and a specific dopaminergic genetic polymorphism, we hypothesized that similar exploratory genetic data may offer supplementary insights into a similar correlation with paranormal belief. With more affordable costs and better technology in the aftermath of the human genome project, genotyping is increasingly ubiquitous. Compelling brain theories guide specific… CONTINUE READING
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