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Behavioral genetics : an introduction to how genes and environments interact through development to shape differences in mood, personality, and intelligence / by Catherine Baker.

Author:
Baker, Catherine [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, D.C. : American Association for the Advancement of Science, ©2004.
Description:
xi, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"A tool to inform public discussion of behavioral genetic research and its broader social implications."
Notes:
"Prepared for a project conducted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and The Hastings Center."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- What is behavioral genetics? -- How do genes work within their environments? -- How do environments impinge upon genes? -- How is genetic research on behavior conducted? -- How do mental disorders emerge from the mix of genes and environments? -- How is the ability to control impulses affected by genes and environments? -- How is intellect molded by genes and environments?
Other format(s):
Also available online at http://www.aaas.org/spp/bgenes/publications.shtml.
Subject(s):
Behavior genetics [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 087168697X
  • 9780871686978
OCLC:
57301188
Issuing body:
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