Nature vs nurture in rats

Discussing the nature vs nurture debate leads us onto the role of epigenetics. Although genetics are a very obvious behaviour guide, how and when  the Genes are switched on and off is increasingly been seen as equally important. 

Epigenetics is the name given to studying the mechanism of gene expression rather than genetics. 

nature vs nurture in Rats 

We have written a long piece on the role of epigenetics and how it affects  the nature vs nature debate here.