Behavioral Genetics

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Macmillan Learning, 2016. okt. 2. - 550 oldal
Authored by leading experts in the field, the new 7th edition of this classic text provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to behavioural genetics available today.

Behavioural Genetics, 7th edition introduces students to the field’s underlying principles, defining experiments, on-going controversies, and most recent discoveries. The text provides students with an understanding of heredity, it’s DNA basis, the methods used to discover genetic influence on behaviour and identify specific genes. It then examines what is known about genetic influence on cognitive ability, psychopathology, substance abuse, personality, health psychology, and aging. Finally, it looks to the future of the field, where some of the most exciting developments in behavioural sciences are being made.

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Valerie S. Knopik is Director of the Division of Behavioral Genetics at Rhode Island Hospital and Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Behavioral & Social Sciences at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, USA.
Jenae M. Neiderhiser is Liberal Arts Research Professor of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University, USA.
John C. DeFries is Professor of psychology and faculty fellow of the Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.

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