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This definitive quantity lays the principles for an interdisciplinary technology of character. prime investigators current novel insights and findings from molecular genetics, baby and life-span developmental psychology, neuroscience, dynamical platforms conception, evolutionary psychology, and social cognition, in addition to character psychology itself, illuminating--and usually reformulating--fundamental questions about Read more...

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New York: Guilford Press. Lewontin, R. (2000). The triple helix: Gene, organism, and environment. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Lilienfeld, S. , Wood, J. , & Garb, H. N. (2000). The scientific status of projective techniques. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 1(2). Little, T. D. (in press). Agency in development. In R. Silbereisen & W. H. ), Expert views on human development. East Sussex, England: Psychology Press. Magnusson, D. (1999). Holistic interactionism: A perspective for research on personality development.

Given the evolutionary distance between the worm C. elegans and humans, a reasonable assumption would be to expect a larger difference in the number of genes between two organisms. But, somehow, humans are what they are with a number of genes only two times as many as those of C. elegans. Moreover, a number of genetic studies aimed at understanding genetic variation between humans and their primate cousins have unveiled yet another surprise of comparative genomics (a branch of modern science comparing the genomes of various species).

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