A Genetic Study of Individual Differences
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen
Institution or company
University of Cambridge
Professor Simon Baron-Cohen and the research team from the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge, are investigating individual differences in thinking styles. This includes profiling people's interests and preferences. This study is testing links between genes and individual differences in thinking styles, such as personality, empathy and problem solving ability.
Participation: For this study we recruited 1313 healthy volunteers from the Cambridge BioResource to fill out 3 computer based questionnaires.