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Personality

behaviour-response patterns that characterise the individual.


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Thesis Project Research

I am doing research on the personality types of researches for a thesis project. If you are a researcher of sorts could you take this survey to help me with my data collection process. http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1513803/Getting-to-Know-the-Researcher

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by swayla20
Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Thesis Project Research
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Views: 590

Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... behavior in women - making them more promiscuous. It's theorized that this is because the virus wants to spread to a new host. 'A kind of 'viral personality' -a virus creating changes in a host's behavior to further its own existence. Ideally, this theoretical organism of mine would be able to ...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4182

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... to create an artificial bacterium or virus - the answer is yes. However, why would anyone want to re-invent the wheel? As far as affecting personality, how about a virus that would introduce a set of genes required for ethanol synthesis directly into a host? In terms of natural immunity, ...

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4182

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... prions, viruses, and bacterium's effects on human anatomy; is it possible for an organism of any kind to have a suppressant effect on emotions or personality? For instance, could an organism theoretically cause people to behave in a particular way; placid, undesirous, or indeed even to act compassionately? ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4182

Personality

... behavioural tendencies are still rather unpredictable. One explanation for this that has attracted much attention lately (in ethology) is of personality traits. They are defined as 'consistent, between-individual differences in behaviour'. I would like to know peoples opinions on attributing ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Personality
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Views: 890
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