Can Traits Be Learned?

Is learning a trait?

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence.

For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw.

People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes..

Can personality traits be learned?

Although we do inherit our genes, we do not inherit personality in any fixed sense. The effect of our genes on our behaviour is entirely dependent on the context of our life as it unfolds day to day. Based on your genes, no one can say what kind of human being you will turn out to be or what you will do in life.