Genes and Behavior (Heftet)

Nature-Nurture Interplay Explained


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2005
Antall sider: 290
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405110617
Omtale Genes and Behavior
In this major new book, eminent scientist Professor Sir Michael Rutter gets behind the hype of the behavioral genetics debate to provide a balanced and authoritative overview of the genetic revolution and its implications for understanding human behavior.

Written by one of the world's leading figures in child psychology and psychiatry, Professor Sir Michael RutterProvides non-technical explanation of genetics to diffuse the sensational debates surrounding the topicSets out in layman's terms what genes do, how much is nature and how much is nurtureArgues that nature and nurture are not truly separate and gives examples of how the two interactLooks at the implications of genetic findings for policy and practiceThe book will inform public debate about the implications of the Human Genome Project and, more broadly, the field of genetic science

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