Nature and Nurture: The Complex Interplay of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Human Behavior and Development

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Subject Index

A
Ability defined, 173–174
Action, 214–215, 216
Action theory, 214
Active genetic effect, 58f, 59
Adapted action, 215
Adaptive functions, 36–37, 41
Adoption paradigm, 113, 114
Adoption studies
behavior genetics, ix, 3, 7, 17–18, 56, 60–61, 74, 115, 118, 203
hereditary versus developmental systems, 3, 7, 17–18
Phenomenological Variant of Ecological Systems Theory (PVEST), 56, 60–61, 74
Affective disorders, 123
Africa, 191–193, 194
African Americans
intelligence studies, 56–57, 148–149
passive genetic effect, 59–60
racial stereotyping, 59, 67–68
Agent. 213–214, 215, 216
Aggression
hereditary versus developmental systems, 10–11
primate emotional development, 41—47
Alcohol consumption studies, 41, 43, 44, 45, 46
Alcoholism, 121, 122–123
ALFRED consortium, 190
Alzheimer's disease, xi, 175, 177
American Journal of Human Genetics,143
Anorexia nervosa, xii
Anxiety disorders, X, 123
Atomism principle, 203, 204, 209, 211, 218
Attachment theory, 209
Attention deficit disorder, xi, 174, 178–179
Autism, viii, 107–109, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 121

B
Behavioral decision theory, 156, 162–163
Behavioral disorders, see also specific disorder
behavior genetics, viii, x–xi, xiii, 107–109, 110–112, 114, 115–116, 117, 119, 120–122, 123
genetic program, viii, x–xi, 174—179, 184
Behavioral economics, 146–147, 154, 162–166
Behavioral genomics, 123–124
Behaviorally speciated, 192
Behavioral modification, 159–162, 167, 195
Behavioral syndrome, 177
Behavior defined, 174, 190
Behavior genetics, see also Genetic program; Hereditary versus developmental systems; Heritability statistic
adoption paradigm, 113, 114
adoption studies, ix, 3, 7, 17–18, 56, 60–61, 74, 115, 118, 203
affective disorders, 123
alcoholism, 121, 122–123
Alzheimer's disease, xi
anxiety disorders, x, 123

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