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Behavioral Genetics by Catherine Baker

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

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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.

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