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24 Pages • Complete Study Notes • Year Uploaded: 2022
Complete study notes on Course: Behavioural genetics, covering: 1) A historical view of behaviour genetics 2) an introduction to quantitative genetics including the principles of genetic transmission and multifactorial inheritance 3) twin and family methodology for estimation of heritability and components of environmental variance (focusing on correlations and quick formulae to estimate these values plus specification of basic models in R), 4) an overview of heritability findings (including multivariate studies) for a range of psychological traits (personality, cognitive abilities, mental illness) and understanding what these mean 5) measuring genetic variation and associating specific genes with behaviour 6) moderation of genetic effects by age and the environment 7) applications of genetics research for psychologists 8) the future of behavioural genetics - exciting developments.
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