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July 2015

Behavior Modification Made Simple

By |July 30th, 2015|Epigenetics|

There are three root causes of behaviors: genetic, epigenetic and culture. However, all three are interdependent. Here is a quick and easy way to see how they all relate to one another and how to use your awareness of this information to modify your behavior. Genetic: The genetic component is often referred to as heritability. [...]

Mind Management for Compassionate Thoughts

By |July 16th, 2015|Epigenetics|

By Dr. James Baird, Author of Behavioral Genes-Why We Do What We Do and How to Change Introduction Our mind is a two-edged sword.  It is capable of bringing us a feeling of well-being or one of anxiety. Our thoughts seem to be out of control, coming from all directions. They are so disoriented that our [...]

Brain Blogger Guest Blog: Epigenetics and Its Major Influence on Life

By |July 13th, 2015|Epigenetics|

In my recently published book, Behavioral Genes-why we do what we do and how to change, I strive to explain the factors that shape our behaviors of which about 20 to 50% is due to the genes we inherited from our ancestors. What makes this perspective unique is that it proves by the science of epigenetics that [...]

The Mindful Word Guest Blog: Change Your Behavioural Genes with Mindfulness

By |July 6th, 2015|BOOKS, Epigenetics|

My recent research, covered in the new book, Behavioral Genes-why we do what we do and how to change, explains the components of our behaviours, one of which is genetic. Anywhere from 30 to 50 per cent of our behaviours are genetic and usually considered by mainstream psychology to be unchangeable. In other words, genes are [...]