Where does our individuality come from?

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Where do our traits come from? Are we genetically pre-programmed? Or do we learn and develop our characteristics from our environment? Photo by Pixabay.

We all have characteristics unique to ourselves, from our intelligence and sexual orientation to our height, weight and food preferences. Where do these traits come from? Are we genetically pre-programmed? What can we learn from studying twins? Why do they display so many similar characteristics even when raised apart? Beyond hereditary and experience, is there also something else in the mix that makes us who we are?  

Credits

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Andrea Brody