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Handbook of behavior genetics

Author: Yong-Kyu Kim
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. softcover printView all editions and formats

Cutting-edge molecular genetics techniques now allow us to isolate genes associated with complex behaviors. This handbook is an up-to-date guide for researchers analyzing genetic and environmental  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yong-Kyu Kim
ISBN: 9780387767260 0387767266 9781441967473 1441967478 9780387767277 0387767274
OCLC Number: 705868447
Description: XXIV, 560 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: History of Behavior Genetics.- Quantitative Methods and Models.- Biometrical Models in Behavioral Genetics.- QTL Methodology in Behavior Genetics.- Multivariate Genetic Analysis.- Models of Human Behavior: Talking to the Animals.- Genetics of Cognition.- Twin Studies of General Mental Ability.- Behavioral Genetic Investigations of Cognitive Aging.- The Genetics and Environments of Reading: A Behavioral Genetic Perspective.- Behavior-Genetic and Molecular Studies of Disorders of Speech and Language: An Overview.- Human Brain Volume: What's in the Genes#.- Cognition in Rodents.- Neurogenetic Analysis and Cognitive Functions in Trisomy 21.- Evolution of Complex Acoustic Signals in Drosophila Species.- Drosophila Model of Alzheimer's Amyloidosis.- Genetics of Personality.- Genotype-Environment Correlation and Family Relationships.- Personality.- Molecular Genetics of Personality: How Our Genes can Bring Us to a Better Understanding of Why We Act the Way We Do.- The Genetics of Childhood Temperament.- Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation.- Some Guidelines for Defining Personality Differences in Rats.- The Genetics of Offensive Aggression in Mice.- Sexual Selection and Aggressive Behavior in Drosophila.- Handedness: A Behavioral Laterality Manifestation.- Genetics of Exercise Behavior.- Genetics of Psychopathology.- Genetics of ADHD, Hyperactivity, and Attention Problems.- Depression and Anxiety in Childhood and Adolescence: Developmental Pathways, Genes and Environment.- Genetics of Autism.- Genetics of Smoking Behavior.- The Genetics of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders.- Genetic Analysis of Conduct Disorder and Antisocial Behavior.- Schizophrenia and Affective Psychotic Disorders - Inputs from a Genetic Perspective.- Genetic Risks in Schizophrenia: Cross-National Prospective Longitudinal High-Risk Studies.- Attention and Working Memory: Animal Models for Cognitive Symptoms of Schizophrenia - Studies on D2-Like Receptor Knockout Mice.- Conclusion.- Future Directions for Behavior Genetics.
Responsibility: Yong-Kyu Kim, ed.
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