HowTheLightGetsIn 2019
21/22
Sept

How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Sun 22 September
1:30pm
Venue: Academy
Event [94]

IAI Academy

How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin.

What made you the way you are? What made your personality, your mental health and cognitive abilities? Robert Plomin, the world’s leading behavioural geneticist and author of The Blueprint concludes that inherited DNA differences are the major systematic force that shapes who we are as individuals.

 

Part 1: Why DNA Matters

 

What made you the way you are? What made your personality, your mental health and cognitive abilities? Robert Plomin, the world’s leading behavioural geneticist and author of the landmark book Blueprint, concludes that inherited DNA differences are the major systematic force that shapes who we are as individuals.

 

Part 2: The DNA Revolution

 

DNA can now predict both problems and promise from birth. Plomin outlines a positive vision for how new advances will transform science, society and our understanding of ourselves.

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