Book 2009

Handbook of Behavior Genetics

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ISBN: 978-0-387-76726-0 (Print) 978-0-387-76727-7 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIII

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      History of Behavior Genetics

  3. Quantitative Methods and Models

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      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-33

      Biometrical Models in Behavioral Genetics

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      Pages 35-45

      QTL Methodology in Behavior Genetics

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      Pages 47-59

      Multivariate Genetic Analysis

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      Pages 61-77

      Models of Human Behavior: Talking to the Animals

  4. Genetics of Cognition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-99

      Twin Studies of General Mental Ability

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      Pages 101-112

      Behavioral Genetic Investigations of Cognitive Aging

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      Pages 113-123

      The Genetics and Environments of Reading: A Behavioral Genetic Perspective

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      Pages 125-135

      Behavior-Genetic and Molecular Studies of Disorders of Speech and Language: An Overview

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      Pages 137-157

      Human Brain Volume: What’s in the Genes#

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      Pages 159-174

      Cognition in Rodents

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      Pages 175-185

      Neurogenetic Analysis and Cognitive Functions in Trisomy 21

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      Pages 187-196

      Evolution of Complex Acoustic Signals in Drosophila Species

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      Pages 197-206

      Drosophila Model of Alzheimer’s Amyloidosis

  5. Genetics of Personality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-221

      Genotype–Environment Correlation and Family Relationships

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      Pages 223-237

      Personality

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      Pages 239-250

      Molecular Genetics of Personality: How Our Genes can Bring Us to a Better Understanding of Why We Act the Way We Do

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      Pages 251-267

      The Genetics of Childhood Temperament

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      Pages 269-279

      Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation

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      Pages 281-300

      Some Guidelines for Defining Personality Differences in Rats

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