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Blueprint : how DNA makes us who we are / Robert Plomin.
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9780262039161
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Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
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xiii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Forthcoming from the MIT Press.


Table of Contents

Prologuep. vii
Part 1 Why DNA matters
1 Disentangling nature and nurturep. 3
2 How do we know that DNA makes us who we are?p. 12
3 The nature of nurturep. 32
4 DNA matters more as time goes byp. 52
5 Abnormal is normalp. 58
6 Generalist genesp. 66
7 Why children in the same family are so differentp. 71
8 The DNA blueprintp. 81
9 Equal opportunity and meritocracyp. 93
Part 2 The DNA revolution
10 DNA: The basicsp. 109
11 Gene-huntingp. 120
12 The DNA fortune tellerp. 134
13 Predicting who we arep. 148
14 Our future is DNAp. 161
Epiloguep. 185
Notesp. 189
Acknowledgementsp. 249
Indexp. 251