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Principles of Behavioral Genetics 1st Edition

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 334 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 1 edition (September 29, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0123725755
  • ISBN-13: 978-0123725752
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.8 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,278,590 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By E. Earley on December 11, 2010
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This is an excellent jumping off point for studying behavioral genetics in an undergraduate setting. Anyone who has taken a few college level biology/genetics classes should feel comfortable with the terminology and pacing. Much of the basic principles are covered: how to measure behavior, QTL analysis, genomics, quantitative vs Mendelian traits. The last chapters offer a smorgasbord of topics that give a taste of how broad this field is. Graduate level readers may find something new if they don't have good background, but it's not worth the price for that limited use.

As with any textbook covering a quickly evolving field, this will lose relevance in a couple of years. If I were designing a class in behavioral genetics for the college level I would recommend this book to supplement, but it's not strong enough on its own to warrant basing a class off of it.

Who should use it: undergraduates with a few college level biology/genetics classes and those wanting to supplement another text.
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In the beginning of the book the history of genetic-related experiments were explained. Throughout the book different theories and experiments on the body's systems were discussed. The story line was hard to keep up with and it felt like topics were not in any particular order. Topics would go on tangents about the nervous system and other parts of the body but then bounce back onto the topic of behavioral genetics. When reading this, I couldn't find any connections between the chapters. Even though I found no connection between the experiments, the experiments and theories were interesting to read and provided study materials for schooling.
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This book is written by two of the front-runners in the field Behaviour Genetics. In-depth treatment of methods of experimental design, statistical analyses, as well as, the broader implications of the research forays into understanding behavior genetics, makes this book a Bible for undergraduates and graduate students interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of the subject.
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I "rented" the kindle edition of this book at the beginning of last quarter and found it very hard to follow. The formatting for the text is terrible. Figures are not on the correct pages, and it is hard to define the beginnings and ends of sections. It is definitely worth it to purchase the hard copy of the book!
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By M. La on February 29, 2016
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this was for a behavioral genetics course. the book is ok. wouldn't be a top pick.
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