Behavioral Genetics, 7th Edition

Book Description

With its clear and concise presentation, Behavioral Genetics, 7th edition introduces students to the field’s underlying , defining experiments, ongoing controversies, and most recent discoveries.  The text provides students with an understanding of heredity, it’s basis, the methods used to discover genetic influence on and identify specific genes.  It then examines what is known about genetic influence on cognitive ability, psychopathology, substance abuse, personality, psychology, and aging.   Finally it looks ate the future of the field of Behavioral Genetics and area where some of the  most exciting development in the Behavioral sciences are being made.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Overview
Chapter Two: Historical Perspective
Chapter Three: Mendel's Laws and Beyond
Chapter Four: The Biological Basis of Heredity
Chapter Five: Animal in Behavioral Genetics
Chapter Six: Nature, Nurture, and Human Behavior
Chapter Seven: Estimating Genetic and Environmental Influences
Chapter Eight: The Interplay between Genes and Environment
Chapter Nine: Identifying Genes
Chapter Ten: Pathways between Genes and Behavior
Chapter Eleven: Cognitive Abilities
Chapter Twelve: Cognitive Disabilities
Chapter Thirteen: Schizophrenia
Chapter Fourteen: Other Adult Psychopathology
Chapter Fifteen: Developmental Psychopathology
Chapter Sixteen: Personality and Personality Disorders
Chapter Seventeen: Substance Use Disorders
Chapter Eighteen: Health Psychology
Chapter Nineteen: Aging
Chapter Twenty: The Future of Behavioral Genetics
Appendix: Statistical Methods in Behavioral Genetics

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