Lucky Genes Common

News.de reported a new study about a new, old, crazy theory of inheritance claims, that happy parents could pass her happiness gene to their own offspring. The news magazine reported news.de and the editors of science shows that the idea is not so new. The French naturalist Jean Baptiste Lamarck had no luck in his life. (Similarly see: James A. Levine, M.D.). in 1829, he died alone in Paris and was laughed at by his research colleagues of his life. What was he laughed at? In 1809, he dared a new, daring inheritance theory: an urge to perfectionism is inherent in living things and so they adapt in the course of their life of their environment and eventually pass the acquired characteristics to their offspring.

Lamarck favourite example for this thesis was the giraffe: the long neck of the animals had become so long, because they have stretched across generations after the best hands in the treetops. Then, this neck stretching have inherited to the offspring. Other scientists he encountered to ridicule and misunderstanding, particularly as a certain Charles Darwin his theory of the evolution of the public made accessible. So she too can agree for weeks in the journal Bioscience hypothesis”published study by no means as call humbug according to the happy parents can inherit from this lucky gene to their children. Clear limits are set to the euphoria about this result? Endorphins have an ambivalent function? They are responsible not only for luck, but also negative feelings. There can be so not a pure happiness gene.

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