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Monday, September 5, 2011

Genetics & Job Dissatisfaction

From the ABA Journal:

Dissatisfaction with your work may not be the result of lousy job conditions. It could be genetic.

That’s the conclusion a new study of 1,772 people published in the Journal of Applied Psychology (sub. req.), according to the Wall Street Journal blog the Juggle. The study found that people with the dopamine receptor gene tend to be less satisfied with their jobs, and people with the serotonin transporter gene tend to be more satisfied.

Read more here.


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I am firm believer in pyschology and heredity - a lot of people do not realize how much influence their parents' genetics (in this case a hereditary 'mindset') have on them and their outlook on life.

Posted by: Divorce Attorneys Tulsa | Sep 5, 2011 4:46:50 PM

A lot people do not realize how much their genetics effects their frame of mind.

Posted by: Oklahoma City Divorce Attorneys | Sep 19, 2011 7:08:22 PM

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