Aggression: Volume 75

Aggression: Volume 75

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Genes interact with the environment, experience, and biology of the brain to shape an animal's behavior. This latest volume in Advances in Genetics, organized according to the most widely used model organisms, describes the latest genetic discoveries in relation to neural circuit development and activity.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 725.74g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123808588
  • 9780123808585

Table of contents

Introduction - Aggression

Part I

Functional and Phylogenetic Aspects of Aggression: The Consequences of Sexual Selection
Signaling Aggression - aggressive intent and fighting ability
The Self-Structuring Properties of Dominance Hierarchies: A New Perspective
Part II

Aggression in Songbirds: Hormones, Neural Circuits, and Genes
Sex, Drugs, and Violence: Neurobiology of Aggression in Monogamous Prairie Voles
The Neurochemistry of Human Aggression
Part III

Human Aggression across the Lifespan: Genetic Propensities and Environmental Moderators
Preinatal Risk Factors in the Development of Aggression and Violence
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