Do you have parents who laugh at simple jokes and tend to smile a lot? Have you ever asked yourself ‘why am I like them?’ Don’t fret; a new study from Brisbane, Australia establishes a connection between happiness and our genes. Yes, the element in our body that made us like our parents.
According to the research from the University of Edinburgh and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, genes in our body play a role in our personality and happiness. When they studied 937 pairs of twins, they found out “identical twins have a very similar personality and well-being…”
Although it is amazing how our genes carry other details aside from the blueprint of our physical appearance, researchers found out that genes are not all the reason as half of our happiness is related to external factors such as work, health and relationships.
Now I’m wondering about Ben Stiller’s children…