What is the MAOA gene the warrior gene?

    The MAOA gene also known as the "warrior gene" is an aggressive trait which cannot be prevented by diet, or medication. It is a genetic trait and is not preventable. However it is controllable, and you can refrain from "psychotic outbreaks". This gene is not always hereditary you can inherit it at any age if you aren't already born with the MAOA gene.
 
    Research shows that aggression tends to show more with provocation, for example a professor at Brown University asked subjects to inflict physical pain on someone they believed had take money from them.
 Monoamine oxidase A is an enzyme that breaks down important neurotransmitters in the brain, including dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin. The enzyme is regulated by monoamine oxidase A gene (MAOA). Humans have various forms of the gene, resulting in different levels of enzymatic activity. People with the low-activity form (MAOA-L) produce less of the enzyme, while the high-activity form (MAOA-H) produces more of the enzyme.
 
    Numerous studies found a link between the low activity form of MAOA and aggression in studies, and survey based studies. About a third of the people in western populations have lowest activity form of MAOA comparred to low activity has been heard to be more frequent, especially in populations that had history of warfare..
 
 
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