G is social allele (R), but the effects are mixed for this. AG and AA (both 18.1) had the highest empathy in "perspective taking" (tendency of placing yourself in the position of others) compared to GG (16.0)(R) GG had the highest level of "personal distress" empathy (16.8)(subjective feelings when observing the anguish and pain endured by others) compared to AA (15.3) and AG (14.4)(R) GG had highest "Fantasy" empathy (18.5) (the extent to which people can immerse themselves in the conditions of the fictitious characters' feelings and actions) compared to both AA and AG (15.1). Fantasy empathy probably is a factor in how much you like novels.(R)

rs237887

Parent Gene: OXTR

Importance: 1
Less common allele: G = 40%
More common allele: A = 60%
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