Logo

Behavioral Genetics by Catherine Baker

Large book cover: Behavioral Genetics

Behavioral Genetics
by

Publisher: AAAS
ISBN/ASIN: 087168697X
ISBN-13: 9780871686978
Number of pages: 145

Description:
An introduction to how genes and environments interact through development to shape differences in mood, personality, and intelligence. This book is an introduction for non-scientists to the science of behavioral genetics and its broader ethical and social implications. Among the topics covered are how scientists explore the influence of genes and environment on behavior and how such research may challenge our understanding of human nature, personal responsibility, and equality.

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(11MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: DNA, Statistics and the Law: a cross-disciplinary approach to forensic inferenceDNA, Statistics and the Law: a cross-disciplinary approach to forensic inference
by - Frontiers Media SA
This volume aims to investigate, from an interdisciplinary perspective, the current understanding of the strengths and limitations of DNA profiling results in legal applications. The emphasis is on topics with a multidisciplinary perspective.
(2771 views)
Book cover: Genetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria and ChloroplastsGenetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria and Chloroplasts
by - The Ohio State University Press
The genetics of chloro­plasts and mitochondrial inheritance have only fairly recently come to represent a major preoccupation of both molecular and cell biologists, who have been prompted to probe deeply into the energy-producing centers of the cell.
(4154 views)
Book cover: RNA InterferenceRNA Interference
by - InTech
This book explains basic principles, types, and property of inducers, structural modifications, and various successful bench-to-field or clinic applications with some aspects of limitations, alternative tools, safety, and risk assessment ...
(3913 views)
Book cover: Genetics and Molecular BiologyGenetics and Molecular Biology
by - The Johns Hopkins University Press
Schleif presents the fundamental concepts of molecular biology with clear explanations and critical analysis of well-chosen experiments. The result is a concise and practical approach that offers students a real understanding of the subject.
(30824 views)