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Genes, behaviour and biology

P. A. Parsons

Genes, behaviour and biology

by P. A. Parsons

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Published by Cheshire for La Trobe University in Melbourne, Canberra [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Behavior genetics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 16-p. [3] of cover.

    Statement[by] P. A. Parsons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751.6 .P37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4348912M
    LC Control Number78390749

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    Another promising avenue of interdisciplinary research in population biology and behavior is represented by the strong new interest in how behaviors of individuals in interacting groups combine and shape group behavior. In individuals, behaviors unfold in a linear temporal sequence, but in groups many behaviors can be expressed simultaneously. This book contains a series of fourteen papers delivered at one of the Biology and Behavior conferences organized by Russell Sage Foundation and The Rockefeller University. The topics include discussions of the relationship between genetics and intelligence; behavior genetics research in infrahuman species and its relevance for understanding.

      That book, The Anatomy of but not to biology. Prompted by advances in genetics and neuroscience, however, that consensus is increasingly fragile, and .   Darwin's theory of natural selection lacked an adequate account of inheritance, making it logically incomplete. We review the interaction between evolution and genetics, showing how, unlike Mendel, Darwin's lack of a model of the mechanism of inheritance left him unable to interpret his own data that showed Mendelian ratios, even though he shared with Mendel a more mathematical and.


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