Williams Syndrome Provides Key Link Between Genes and Behavior

By Darrick Thomas on
Ursula Williams, researcher at Salk Institute  The nature versus nurture debate has raged for centuries, but scientists are moving ever closer to the notion that our genetic makeup determines much of how we behave, and a new grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development aims on exploring the link between what we're made of and who we are.At the core of the grant and the research it is funding is a neurodevelopmental disorder called Williams syndrome. Williams...Read Full Story