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Gender is the word that’s often used to describe the traits, characteristics, experiences, and social expectations that are associated with identity.
WE NEED MORE FEMINIST DADS - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEJORDAN SHAPIROFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
Like humans, dogs’ personality traits stayed fairly stable over time.
COGNITIVE SCIENTISTS ARE GOING TO THE DOGS - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEGARETH WILMERFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
It’s a trait that’s terrible for us, but great for an artificial nose.
SCIENTISTS MADE A BIOHYBRID NOSE USING CELLS FROM MOSQUITOESSHELLY FANJANUARY 26, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Such studies try to determine whether particular traits, diseases or conditions are due to genes or instead reflect environmental influences.
SOME IDENTICAL TWINS DON’T HAVE THE EXACT SAME DNATINA HESMAN SAEYJANUARY 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This trait, dubbed “virulence,” needs to stay semi-consistent so that the virus can maintain itself inside a host.
A LANGUAGE AI IS ACCURATELY PREDICTING COVID-19 ‘ESCAPE’ MUTATIONSSHELLY FANJANUARY 19, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
It’s a trait that kept us alive in hunter-gatherer times, but now it may have the opposite effect.
OUR FRAGILE OPTIMISMSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFJANUARY 17, 2021TIME
Even for a simple trait like height that’s clearly influenced by genes, the most recent estimate is that 9,900 different gene variants combine to explain 40 percent of person-to-person variation in height.
DECODING THE DNA OF 5 OLYMPIC ATHLETESALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 14, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
For example, horror fans seemed to be more psychologically resilient to the horrors of 2020, even after controlling for a variety of personality traits.
WHY HORROR FILMS ARE MORE POPULAR THAN EVER - ISSUE 95: ESCAPECOLTAN SCRIVNERJANUARY 14, 2021NAUTILUS
That personality trait may be the product of coming from a family of basketball junkies.
DYNAMIC SOPHOMORES ASHLEY OWUSU AND DIAMOND MILLER ARE POWERING AN EXPLOSIVE MARYLAND OFFENSEKAREEM COPELANDJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They’ve had quite a long time to develop those optimal evolutionary traits.
WE DIDN’T EVOLVE FOR THIS - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGCLAUDIA GEIBJANUARY 6, 2021NAUTILUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TRAIT

  • distinguishing characteristic
  • feature
  • keynote
  • lineament
  • mannerism
  • particularity
  • point of character
  • quirk
  • redeeming feature
  • singularity
  • trait
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