DOI:10.5860/choice.37-2157
Corpus ID: 142531075
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior
J. Weiner
Published 1999
Psychology
Focusing on the genes that determine human behaviour, this book discusses how human beings' emotional responses can be genetically isolated and manipulated. The author also considers the political… Expand
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Richard Terdiman
History
PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
2011
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Nature

2007
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2004
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E. Spinelli
Psychology
2000
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E. Kandel
2003
Genes, synapses and memory storage Professor Eric R. Kandel received the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine 2000 for his pioneering research on the molecular mechanisms underlying learning processes… Expand
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Thomas Hoffman
Biology
2004
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Using a convergence of cell biology's views on cell death to update Freud’s original understanding, one can better comprehend the coexistence of instincts and tendencies toward life and death, the advantages to the organism of establishing a steady state, and the potential consequences, mental and physical, of its perturbation. Expand
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