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The Resource DNA is not destiny : the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, Steven J. Heine

DNA is not destiny : the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, Steven J. Heine

Label
DNA is not destiny : the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes
Title
DNA is not destiny
Title remainder
the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes
Statement of responsibility
Steven J. Heine
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A leading cultural psychologist challenges current understandings about the role of DNA in health, drawing on his own genome-sequencing results to explain what genes can actually tell us and why psychological biases can render people vulnerable to media hype
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heine, Steven J
Dewey number
572.8/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH447
LC item number
.H45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genetics
  • Genes
  • Molecular genetics
  • Genetic engineering
Target audience
adult
Label
DNA is not destiny : the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, Steven J. Heine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How genes make you who you are -- Your genes, your soul? -- The oracle at 23andMe: genetic testing and disease -- Born this way: thinking about gender and sexual orientation -- Race and ancestry: how our genes connect and divide us -- Essences and the seductive allure of eugenics -- A brave new world: engineering better essences -- Harnessing our essentialist impulses: how should we think about genes?
Control code
ocn951070198
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780393244083
Lccn
2017000693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.042 H364 ; XX-N ; [A16BP134, #21, 4@26.95, ES/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 951070198
  • (OCoLC)951070198
Label
DNA is not destiny : the remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, Steven J. Heine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How genes make you who you are -- Your genes, your soul? -- The oracle at 23andMe: genetic testing and disease -- Born this way: thinking about gender and sexual orientation -- Race and ancestry: how our genes connect and divide us -- Essences and the seductive allure of eugenics -- A brave new world: engineering better essences -- Harnessing our essentialist impulses: how should we think about genes?
Control code
ocn951070198
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9780393244083
Lccn
2017000693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.042 H364 ; XX-N ; [A16BP134, #21, 4@26.95, ES/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 951070198
  • (OCoLC)951070198

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