Identifying new susceptibility genes on dopaminergic and serotonergic pathways for the framing effect in decision-making

Published: 19/04/2017
Identifying new susceptibility genes on dopaminergic and serotonergic pathways for the framing effect in decision-making
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract The framing effect refers the tendency to be risk-averse when options are presented positively but be risk-seeking when the same options are presented negatively during decision-making. This effect has been found to be modulated by the serotonin transporter gene ( SLC6A4 ) and the catechol-o-methyltransferase gene ( COMT ) polymorphisms, which are on the dopaminergic and serotonergic path

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