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A-Z

X and Y

By | A-Z

Next in the A-Z series, Joni, Kirstin and Rosa are combining the letters X and Y in a blog post all about the X and Y chromosomes.

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R is for Rumination

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Most of us have probably heard friends or family tell us to “stop overthinking things”. Is this good advice? The answer is probably yes, if what you’re doing is ruminating. Daniel fills us in on rumination, how it increases our risk of mental health problems, and what we can do…

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Q is for Quiz

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After a short break (most of the team have been off enjoying their summer holidays!) the A-Z blog is back! Since we are just over halfway through the A-Z series, Tom [EDIT Lab PhD student] has put together a quiz based on all our previous posts for you to test…

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P is for Polygenic Risk Scores

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Nearly all human traits, such as height, weight, and intelligence, and common disorders like major depressive and anxiety disorders are polygenic. This means that variation in more than one gene (usually many genes) contributes to total genetic predisposition for a specific trait or disorder. Chris outlines how Polygenic Risk Scores…

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