How Does Dna Influence Our Culture

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DNA is largely responsible for many aspects of human phenotype. Height, for instance, is largely influenced by DNA. If both of your biological parents are 5' 4", then it would be statistically impossible for you to grow up to be 6' 7". Environmental factors also play a significant role in the human phenotype. When it comes to a trait like height, your environment can stunt your growth or it can maximize your potential growth and everything in between. Culture plays a role in influencing genes indirectly by influencing our environment. If it is necessary in your culture to swim while you hunt for fish, then your phenotype of swimming ability will be shown. Furthermore, if your culture holds that the best swimmers mate, eat the most food,

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