Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
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NSM 708 Behavioral Genetics
3 hours; 3 credits
The heritability of complex psychological traits with attention to DNA structure, gene expression, Mendelian and non-Mendelian modes of inheritance, and the contribution of genetic endowment to traits such as mental retardation and other cognitive and developmental disabilities. Attention to issues such as genetic determinism, genetic risk, and nature versus nurture.
Prerequisite: NSM 702
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