Study found genes implicated in cattle temperament contribute to neural developmental functions and are differentially expressed in the human brain. Some ASD related genes are associated with cattle temperament.
The temperament of your infant could determine their personality and social behaviors almost three decades later, a new study reports. Infants with higher levels of behavioral inhibition at 14 months grew up to be more reserved and introverted as adults.
Study finds a correlation with early infant gut microbiota composition and temperament traits in toddlers. Positive emotionality was associated with higher Streptococcus and Bifidobacterium levels, while negative and fear reactivity was associated with reduced bacterial diversity.
Researchers say toddlers who are wary of new toys also tend to be less accepting of new foods. They suggest early food attitudes may stem from a child's personality and temperament.