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Advances in Psychological Science    2012, Vol. 20 Issue (9) : 1329-1336     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2012.01329
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A Brief Introduction to Developmental Behavioral Genetics
ZHANG Wen-Xin;WANG Mei-Ping;CAO Cong
School of Psychology, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, 250014, China
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Abstract  Developmental behavioural genetics is an interdisciplinary field emerging in 1980s that attempts to explore genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in behavioral development. There are some distinctions in the object, design and content of research between developmental behavioral genetics and behavioral genetics. The research of developmental behavioral genetics should use a combination of psychological measurement and behavioral genetics approaches, which are consisted of quantitative genetics methods and molecular genetics methods. The future research should broaden and deepen the investigation of associations among candidate genes and behavior, and focus on examining the mechanism of gene-environment interaction and gene-environment correlation.
Keywords developmental behavioural genetics      quantitative genetics      molecular genetics     
Corresponding Authors: ZHANG Wen-Xin   
Issue Date: 15 September 2012
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ZHANG Wen-Xin;WANG Mei-Ping;CAO Cong. A Brief Introduction to Developmental Behavioral Genetics[J]. Advances in Psychological Science,2012, 20(9): 1329-1336.
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