The Minor "T" allele is associated with:

  • CT had the highest level of empathy (IRI=68.7), followed by TT (65.8) and then CC (60.7) (R).
  • The same was true for "cognitive empathy", which is simply knowing how the other person feels and what they might be thinking (R).


Parent Gene: OXTR

Importance: 3
Less common allele: T = 21%
More common allele: C = 79%
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