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an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way

a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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The test 23andMe will be allowed to sell directly to consumers include genetic test to determine whether or not consumers have a predisposition to genetic diseases.
The beauty is that our methodology can be applied to any disease with known genetic predispositions.
Berthold added InoLife's Genetic Predisposition Test reveals genetic predispositions for 25 diseases and conditions in five major categories.
Turkey's Modernization is a fascinating parable of how Turkey capitalized upon the best and the brightest--as well as of its stumbling blocks, such as its cultural predispositions for encouraging talented scientists to be content as hired hands rather than strike out and forge new businesses.
There are also emotional predispositions that evolved for various reasons and make us prone to religious belief as a byproduct.
The team concludes that although low pressure doesn't contribute to blood clots in most healthy passengers, the study doesn't rule out a possible effect in people at higher risk of thrombosis or with genetic predispositions to it.
The samples themselves, which are available for re-analysis at any time, can reveal all sorts of personal information, including genetic predispositions to diseases or addictions.
Although genetic predispositions have been clearly implicated as major risk factors for many of these diseases, experts estimate that such factors account for only about one-third of the risk.
This is certainly the case in social policy where policy making has long been shaped by ideological predispositions.
Testing for disorders with genetic predisposition has never been accepted as a prenatal diagnostic technique, even though there is technically no difference between its use in detecting early-onset or late-onset genetic predispositions and its use in detecting chromosomal and single-gene disorders with onset at birth or early childhood.
The purpose of the present study is to investigate in both a complex organizational simulation and a real organizational setting how raters' negative and positive mood predispositions are related to their performance ratings of others.
Of particular interest are the possible negative consequences for children tested for genetic predispositions and carriers of genetic abnormalities.
Steiner (1998), Foreclosed impartiality in capital sentencing: jurors predispositions, guilt-trial experience and premature decision making
While previous studies have looked at how physical activity affects genetic predispositions, this is the first study that directly looked at the effect of the sedentary behaviour of television watching on the body mass index (BMI) of individuals with a genetic predisposition to obesity," said Qibin Qi, Ph.
Children's testosterone levels create behavioral predispositions that get modified by the quality of parent-child relationships," Booth theorizes.