Behavioral Genetics

Author:   Robert Plomin ,  John C. Defries ,  Gerald E. McClearn ,  Peter McGuffin
Publisher:   W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Edition:   5th Revised edition
ISBN:  

9781429205771


Pages:   560
Publication Date:   19 April 2008
Format:   Hardback
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This book provides an updated and expanded overview of human and animal behavioural genetics.It is a new revision with over 25 per cent new material and over 800 new references. It includes a innovative new integrated chapter 'Pathways Between Genes and Behavior'. It provides 'Engaging new 'Close-Up' portraits of scientists working in the field.This book provides an engaging and clear overview of human and animal behavioral genetics. Thoroughly revised, the fifth edition has over 25 per cent new material; three new chapters, including a new and innovative integrated chapter 'Pathways Between Genes and Behavior'; over 800 new references, and new 'Close-Up' portraits of scientists working in the field.

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Author:   Robert Plomin ,  John C. Defries ,  Gerald E. McClearn ,  Peter McGuffin
Publisher:   W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Imprint:   W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
Edition:   5th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 16.20cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 24.00cm
Weight:   0.896kg
ISBN:  

9781429205771


ISBN 10:   1429205776
Pages:   560
Publication Date:   19 April 2008
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained

Table of Contents

Overview Mendel's Laws of Heredity Beyond Mendel's Laws DNA: The Basis of Heredity Nature, Nurture and Behavior Identifying Genes Cognitive Disabilities General Cognitive Ability Specific Cognitive Abilities Schizophrenia Other Adult Psychopathology Developmental Psychopathology Personality and Personality Disorders Health Psychology and Aging Pathways between Genes and Behavior The Interplay between Genes and Environment Evolution and Behavior The Future of Behavioral Genetics

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ROBERT PLOMIN, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK JOHN C DeFRIES, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA GERALD E. McCLEARN, Pennsylvania State University, USA PETER McGUFFIN, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

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