Behavior Genetics

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 459–461 | Cite as

The neurobehavioral genetics of aggression

  • Wim E. Crusio


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wim E. Crusio
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  1. 1.Génétique, Neurogénétique et Comportement, URA 1294 CNRSUniversité de Paris VParis Cedex 06France

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