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Behavioural Genetics

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By: R Plomin, JC DeFries, GE McClearn and P McGuffin

449 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 4 | #118304 | ISBN: 0716751593
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Provides an overview of human and animal behavioural genetics that is designed to introduce students in the behavioural, biological, and social sciences to the field. Contents include: Mendel's Laws of Heredity; DNA: The Basis of Heredity; Nature, Nurture, and Behaviour; Neurogenetics; Specific Cognitive Abilities; Psychopathology; Health Psychology and Aging; Evolution; Environment; and Behavioral Genetics in the Twenty-first Century.


Overview; Mendel's laws of heredity; beyond Mendel's laws; DNA - the basis of heredity; nature, nurture and behaviour; identifying genes; neurogenetics; cognitive disabilities; general cognitive ability; special cognitive abilities; psychopathology; personality and personality disorders; health psychology and aging; evolution; environment; behavioural genetics in the 21st century.

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