What Does DNA Tell Us

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DNA Can Show the Social Experiences of an Individual

A mother’s stress can have an impact on her child’s biology and this can now be shown through DNA analysis.

A Stressful Environment in Early Life Changes How Genes are Marked

Science now understands the link between early maternal stress and a child’s phenotype later in life. A study conducted fifteen years after the 1998 Quebec Ice storm showed the an almost linear correlation between the mother’s stress and the genetic stress markers in her child.

Featuring:

Dr. Moshe Szyf