View Full Version : Do You Have the 'Morning Person' Gene?

Thursday, December 1st, 2011, 10:08 PM
Posted on November 29, 2011, at 1:03 PM

German scientists pinpoint a specific gene that may divide early risers from droopy-eyed nappers

Why are some people alert and chipper in the morning while others can barely drag themselves out of bed? New research suggests that genetics may play a role. Specifically, it's a gene called ABCC9, which scientists have dubbed the "morning person" gene.

Read more at: http://theweek.com/article/index/221901/do-you-have-the-morning-person-gene

Balders gate
Thursday, December 1st, 2011, 10:54 PM
I have found out if I don't get up early in the morning and I am talking at least by 6 am then I am pretty much worthless the rest of the day. I get up at 5 am every morning except weekends which I get up at 6.:)

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011, 01:59 AM
I know from personal experience, I completely and utterly snap if anyone tries to get me up in the morning, and my mom is the same way. So it makes sense that this would be genetic.