Interesting little thought:
The paper, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looked at the ultimatum game, in which a proposer makes an offer to another person on how to divide a sum of money.
The researchers found that twins were more likely to behave in the same way as each other when deciding whether to accept an offer.
"This raises the intriguing possibility that many of our preferences and personal economic choices are subject to substantial genetic influence," said the study\’s lead author, Bjorn Wallace of the Stockholm School of Economics.
See, I can\’t help being a greedy capitalist bastard: I was born this way!
Do you have a twin that will corroborate that story?
I’m confused now. Does one send moonbats to a GP or a shrink?
Did they compare identical and non-identical twins? Seems the simplest way of controlling for environmental vs genetic effects.
Did they compare identical and non-identical twins?
They used both.
By the way, am I the only one thinking “Swedish Twin Registry” would be a great title for a certain type of film?