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Mean genes : from sex to money to food, taming our primal instincts

Author: Terry Burnham; Jay Phelan
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2012. ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Explores the possibility of genes causing problems with everything from debt to obesity to disfunctional relationships.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Burnham; Jay Phelan
ISBN: 9780465031245 0465031242
OCLC Number: 778420584
Notes: Hardcover ed. originally published in 2000 in the United States by perseus Publishing.
Includes index.
Description: xvii, 297 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Thin wallets and fat bodies --
Constant cravings --
Romance and reproduction --
Family, friends, and foes.
Responsibility: Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan.

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"Mean Genes is brilliant-well-grounded evolutionary biology, clear-eyed realism, and advice that is both practical and moral. Delightfully readable."-E.O. Wilson  Read more...

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Robert Frank, Professor of Economics, Cornell University, and author of Luxury Fever "Hip, fun, and packed with attitude, Mean Genes is a laser-guided surgical strike in the self-control battles we Read more...

 
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