Living with Our Genes

Living with Our Genes

"A lucid, thought-provoking account of the case for 'nature' as a determinant of personality." -Peter D. Kramer, Author of Listening to Prozac and Should You Leave? Nowhere is the nature-nuture controversy being more arduously tested than in the labs of world-renowned molecular scientist Dean Hamer, whose cutting-edge research has indisputably linked specific genes to behavioral traits, such as anxiety, thrill-seeking, and homosexuality. The culmination of that research os this provocative book, Living with Our Genes. In it, Dr. Hamer reveals that much of our behavior-how much we eat and weigh, whether we drink or use drugs, how often we have sex-is heavily influenced by genes. His findings

Dean Hamer & Peter Copeland
Anchor Books

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