The biological roots of complex thinking: are heritable attitudes more complex?

  title={The biological roots of complex thinking: are heritable attitudes more complex?},
  author={L. Conway and Daniel P Dodds and K. Towgood and Stacey McClure and J. M. Olson},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={79 1},
  • L. Conway, Daniel P Dodds, +2 authors J. M. Olson
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality
  • Are highly heritable attitudes more or less complex than less heritable attitudes? Over 2,000 participant responses on topics varying in heritability were coded for overall integrative complexity and its 2 subcomponents (dialectical complexity and elaborative complexity). Across different heritability sets drawn from 2 separate prior twin research programs, the present results yielded a consistent pattern: Heritability was always significantly positively correlated with integrative complexity… CONTINUE READING
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