Human Genetics for the Social Sciences
Rough Draft Chapters

Comments on these chapters are encouraged and welcomed. Contact

Gregory Carey
Department of Psychology and
Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado
Boulder CO 80309-0345 USA
phone: 303-492-1658
fax: 303-492-2967


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Module I: Basic Genetics

Chapter 1: Lemonade
Chapter 2: The Cell
Chapter 3: DNA and the Genetic Code
Chapter 4: Genetic Regulation and Epigenesis
Chapter 5: Mendelian Traits and Behavior
Chapter 6: Disorders with Complex Genetics
Chapter 7: The New Genetic Technologies
Chapter 8: Chromosomes
Chapter 9: Mendel
Chapter 10: Morgan
Chapter 11: Association Studies

Module II: Evolution and Evolutionary Psychology

Chapter 12: Introduction to Module II
Chapter 13: The Five Forces Behind Human Evolution
Chapter 14: Human Evolution
Chapter 15: Introduction to Evolutionary Psychology
Chapter 16: Principles of Evolutionary Psychology

Module III: Behavioral Genetics

Chapter 17: Introduction to Module III
Chapter 18: Quantitative Genetics: I. Important Concepts
Chapter 19: Quantitative Genetics: II. Estimation and Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 20: Genes, IQ Scores, and Social Status: I. The Phenotype of IQ
Chapter 21: Genes, IQ Scores, and Social Status: II. Genetic Epidemiology
Chapter 22: Personality
Chapter 23: Schizophrenia
Chapter 24: Antisocial Behavior and Violence


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