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Genes & Behavior

Genes & Behavior

Genes & Behavior

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Some human qualities, such as eye color, are clearly genetic. But what about more complex traits, such as those that make up our behavior?. Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a discussion about behavioral genetics.

Guests:

Nancy Press
* Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Matt McGue
* Past president, Behavior Genetics Association
* Professor of psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Matt Ridley
* Author, Nature Via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human (HarperCollins, 2003)