27 Surprising Things You Never Realized You Inherited from Your Parents
We usually think of heredity in relatively simple terms: You’ve got your father’s eyes, your mother’s nose, and likely a few health issues from both. But the things you can inherit from your parents are far broader than your physical appearance or wellbeing. In fact, your genome dictates—or at least heavily influences—many areas of your life. From the music and food you like to your driving skills (or lack thereof), here are 27 ways your life is shaped by your inherited genetic traits.