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Hamer, Dean H.

Works: 60 works in 193 publications in 6 languages and 7,711 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biographical films  Popular works  Short films 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Editor, Other, Publishing director, fmp, Author of screenplay, fmd, Commentator
Classifications: BF798, 155.234
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dean H Hamer
Most widely held works by Dean H Hamer
Living with our genes : why they matter more than you think by Dean H Hamer( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature-nurture controversy has never been more hotly debated. Scientists send shock waves through the culture whenever their new theories of what is biologically inherited - as opposed to socially learned - confront our old ideas about the self. Nowhere are these ideas more arduously tested than in the labs of molecular geneticist Dean Hamer, whose discoveries of specific genes linked to behavioral traits - such as anxiety, thrill-seeking, and homosexuality - prove without a doubt that we are in large part hardwired to behave the way we do. Hamer is one of a small group of researchers mapping the human personality. Hamer shows how much of our behavior is heavily influenced by genes, including how much we eat and how much we weigh, how we think, how much we drink, use drugs, and have sex. He also sheds light on some of the most compelling and vexing aspects of personality, such as shyness, aggression, depression, and intelligence. Each chapter draws on the most cutting-edge research available and provides the reader with a blueprint for understanding himself and his family. Then Hamer closes the book with a chilling scenario that imagines the inner life of a genetically cloned scientist's son
The science of desire : the search for the gay gene and the biology of behavior by Dean H Hamer( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamer presents an account of his research into sexual orientation. The book follows his ideas about genetic markers for homosexuality to survey results suggesting that the x-chromosome carries a marker for male homosexuality and speculation on the evolutionary and physiological mechanisms involved. Hamer's research included an exploration of the development of homosexual behavior, family histories, and, finally, statistical and molecular analysis
The God gene : how faith is hardwired into our genes by Dean H Hamer( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that humans are genetically predisposed toward religious faith, explaining why spiritual belief provides an evolutionary advantage and analyzes the DNA makeup of people of various ages and backgrounds to identify a so-called God gene
Kumu Hina by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kumu Hina is a powerful film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values within the westernized society of modern day Hawai'i. It is told through the lens of an extraordinary Native Hawaiian who is both a proud and confident mahu, or transgender woman, and an honored and respected kumu, or teacher, cultural practioner, and community leader"--Container
Out in the silence( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Joe Wilson returns to his hometown of Oil City, Pa., after his wedding announcement appears in his small hometown newspaper causes controversy, and he receives a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen who is being tormented in school. Challenges viewers to rethink their values and close the gaps that divide communities on this controversial issue
Gene expression : proceedings of a Cetus-UCLA symposium held at Park City, Utah, March 26-April 1, 1983 by Cetus-UCLA Symposium on Gene Expression( Book )

11 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metal ion homeostasis : molecular biology and chemistry : proceedings of a UCLA colloquium held at Frisco, Colorado, April 10-16, 1988 by Colerado) UCLA Symposium on Metal Ion Homeostasis:Molecular Biology and Chemistry (10th-16th April 1977: Frisco( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biotechnology in China by Dean H Hamer( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biotechnology refers to the manipulation of living organisms and their constituents to benefit mankind. Traditional forms of biotechnology, such as alcohol fermentation and selective livestock breeding, have existed since prehistoric times. In the 1970s, scientists developed new techniques to isolate and characterize deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the molecule that acts as a blueprint for the development of all living creatures. This new technology, known as recombinant DNA, or gene cloning, has allowed scientists to achieve hitherto unprecedented control over living systems. The transfer of new genetic information into living organisms provides the means to create improved crop species and livestock breeds, to produce valuable pharmaceuticals and natural products, and perhaps even to cure human genetic diseases. China was still in the throes of the Cultural Revolution in the 1970s, and thus, Chinese scientists had little chance to participate in the development of modern biotechnology. But in the past decade, China has chosen economic reform and development over political ideology by emphasizing the Four Modernizations of agriculture, industry, national defense, and science and technology. In just the past 5 years, Chinese leaders have made biotechnology the top priority in the high technology field. Funding for biological research has been increased more than 25-fold during this period, and new mechanisms have been introduced to allocate these monies by competitive, peer-reviewed grants. At the present time, China's investment in biotechnology, as a percentage of its gross national product, is comparable to that in many Western countries
Expanding gender : youth out front( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four short documentaries explore the varied identities of trans and gender expansive youth and young adults. In Tomgirl we meet Jake, a confident and lovable gender expansive seven-year-old who invites us into his world of hockey playing and skirt wearing to explore the transformative power of love and support from adults. Next, experience the true story of a young Hawaiian girl who aspires to become the leader of her school's boys-only hula troupe, and an inspiring teacher who uses traditional culture to empower her in A Place in the Middle. Monica's Story traces the journey of resilience and self-acceptance of Monica Rose, a strong young transwoman of color. Despite being rejected by her church and family, Monica sought out support from professionals in the LGTBQ community and today is a proud, confident person with a bright future. Finally Passing profiles the lives of three young transmen of color. This short doc explores what life is like living as a black man, when no one knows you are transgender, and how each man perceives his own journey with gender after many years of being presumed as a cisgender man
Kumu Hina. A Place In The Middle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Place In The Middle' is part of a series of films from Qwaves. Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawai'i. During a momentous year in her life in modern Honolulu, Hina Wong-Kalu, a native Hawaiian mÛ#x81;h#x81;‚, or transgender, teacher uses traditional culture to inspire a student to claim her place as leader of the school's all-male hula troupe. But despite her success as a teacher, Hina longs for love and a committed relationship. Will her marriage to a headstrong Tongan man fulfill her dreams? An incredible docu-drama that unfolds like a narrative film, KUMU HINA reveals a side of Hawai'i rarely seen on screen. Bonus Addtion: A Place In The Middle - 26 Minute Classroom version of Kumu Hina
Das unausweichliche Erbe : wie unser Verhalten von unseren Genen bestimmt ist by Dean H Hamer( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gottes-Gen : warum uns der Glaube im Blut liegt by Dean H Hamer( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El misterio de los genes by Dean H Hamer( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genes and human behavior by Dean H Hamer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Dean Hamer, Chief of the Section on Gene Structure and Regulation in the Laboratory of Biochemistry of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the human genes, the role of the Human Genome Project, and the importance of human behavior that is encoded in our genes
Geny a charakter : jak sobie radzić z genetycznym dziedzictwem ? by Dean H Hamer( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Di er ge ming yun : ji yin.tian xing yu ming yun de guan xi by Dean H Hamer( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A place in the middle : the true meaning of aloha( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young girl in Hawai'i who dreams of leading the boys-only hula group at her school in Honolulu. Her teacher understands first-hand what it is like to be "in the middle," the traditional Hawaiian embrace of those who embody both male and female spirit. Together they set out to prove that what matters most is what's in the heart and mind
Idenshi ga anata o sōsaseru : Kitsuen kara daietto made( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tweaking the genetics of behavior by Dean H Hamer( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with Our Genes : the Groundbreaking Book About the Science of Personality, Behavior, and Genetic Destiny by Dean H Hamer( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Living with our genes : why they matter more than you think
Alternative Names
Dean Hamer American geneticist

Dean Hamer Amerikaans klinische genetica

Dean Hamer US-amerikanischer Genetiker

Hamer, Dean.

Hamer, Dean H.

Hamer, Dean H. 1951-

Дін Хемер

دین هیمر

해머, 딘

해머, 딘 H

ヘイマー, ディーン

The science of desire : the search for the gay gene and the biology of behaviorThe God gene : how faith is hardwired into our genesOut in the silenceBiotechnology in China