The Big bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik, is also known for her role in the Call me Cat show, and her background as a neuroscientist. She shared a video on her channel about herself after taking a DNA test. In case you don’t know this, there are some services offered to analyze your DNA and give you a detailed report about yourself.

They [companies that offer these services] are so specific to the point where they can dig into what are you likely to prefer, when it comes to drinking and eating, also, they can even follow your origins and where you come from. So, I picked 4 things that are important and fascinating about the actress that you might like to know.

Mayim Bialik - actress and neuroscientist
Image: Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory Show Actress and website.

1. She is 99.7% Ashkenazi Jewish.

Ms. Bialik was so happy when the results of the DNA test comes and find out that she is likely to be 99.7% Ashkenazi Jewish. Apparently, for Jews it is so important for them to have origins like that.

“I’m 99.7% Ashkenazi Jewish. I’m the Jewish-ist person anyone knows. I mean whatever it is that Jews were chosen for, I’ve got it,” She said in her video on the Mayim Bialik channel.

Also according to the analysis, she got from a company named 23andme, they traced her ancestors’ movement where they went and how much they stayed in one place. she has origins from East Africa, then branched out to Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Caspian sea.

She Explained: “So we start in East Africa 180,000 years ago and then it looks like my line branched out, wow, to modern day Saudi Arabia, modern day Iran, and then up into the Caspian Sea.”

2. She has fewer Neanderthals Variants than 82% of most people.

The actress also mentioned these specific variants because they can influence or reduce some specific reaction that people do in certain circumstances or when they came in contact with certain substances.

“I have fewer Neanderthal variants than 82% of y’all. Neanderthals are ancient humans, who interbred with modern humans and then they became extinct 40,000 years ago. This is amazing. Some of your traits may be influenced by having Neanderthal variants,” According to Dr. Mayim Bialik.

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Image: Mayim Bialik, Actress, and Neuroscientist, from her Channel.

3. She consumes less caffeine than other people.

Some people drink coffee and some don’t like the taste of caffeine, and it looks like Mayim Bialik is not a fan of coffee, and that may be because of her DNA.

“I never knew that but I actually don’t consume a lot of caffeine and don’t like caffeine. I don’t drink coffee, I rarely drink tea, once in a while, I’ll have a soda,” She said.

4. Mayim Bialik is not a deep sleeper. Likely to have more than average movement during sleep.

According to the results that she got from the company, she is not a deep sleeper and in most cases, she moves a lot during sleep, Ms. Bialik confirmed it. Some people have that problem and in the case of the actress, it is related to her genes.

She explained to the audience: “I am not likely to be a deep sleeper. Well gosh darn it 23andMe, you know me pretty well. I’m sure it’s because of my high anxiety genes.”

Final Thoughts: if you like to know more about the actress there is a special section on the website where you can find all the articles related to Ms. Bialik. and if you like to know about the other Big Bang Theory actors like Melissa Rauch, Kaley Cuoco and Sheldon cooper.. Visit this page.

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