Aggression

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Robert Huber, Danika L. Bannasch, Patricia Brennan
Academic Press, 2011 - Medical - 293 pages
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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.

* Explores the latest topics in neural circuits and behavior research in zebrafish, drosophila, C.elegans, and mouse models

* Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications

* Critically analyzes future prospects
  

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Contents

Aggression
1
Evolutionary Aspects of Aggression The Importance of Sexual Selection
7
Signaling Aggression
23
SelfStructuring Properties of Dominance Hierarchies
51
Neurogenomic Mechanisms of Aggression in Songbirds
83
Genetics of Aggression in Voles
121
The Neurochemistry of Human Aggression
151
Human Aggression Across the Lifespan
171
Perinatal Risk Factors in the Development of Aggression and Violence
215
Neurocriminology
255
Index
285
Colour Plate
295
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About the author (2011)

William Sylvester Noonan is a graduate of Boston College.
Robert Huber is a senior editor at "Philadelphia Magazine" and recently completed his first novel, "Finding Carol,

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