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The human genome provides penetrating and unexpected insights into human individual and collective history. Among them is the counterintuitive idea that genes are at the mercy of experience – that what we do in our lives affects which genes are switched on and off. A stressful experience, for example, can make you more vulnerable to infection, because stress hormones indirectly alter the switches that control the expression of genes. So, far from genes being the cause of how we act, the new understanding sees them as just as much a consequence of how we act. Determined to be different: what we do changes the wiring of our genes
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