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Behavioral Genetics and Crime, in Context

Owen D. Jones

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter situates the discussion of behavioral genetics by grounding it within broader areas of the law and other fields of behavioral biology. The chapter proceeds as follows. Part II situates ... More


Genetics, Neuroscience, and Criminal Responsibility

Nita A. Farahany and James E. Coleman, Jr.

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses practitioners' attempts to use behavioral genetics and neuroscience in U.S. criminal law cases, and explores the relationship between behavioral genetics, neuroscience, and ... More


The Scarlet Gene: Behavioral Genetics, Criminal Law, and Racial and Ethnic Stigma

Karen Rothenberg and Alice Wang

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter contains six parts. Part I summarizes the Genes on Trial program and introduces the issues raised by it. Part II explains why behavioral genetics research tends to focus on discrete and ... More


Misinformation, Misrepresentation, and Misuse of Human Bbehavioral Genetics Research

Jonathan Kaplan

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores some of the limits of human behavioral genetics research, focusing on how these limits affect the reasonableness of the interpretations and uses of the research results. It ... More


The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Nita A. Farahany (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

New discoveries from neuroscience and behavioral genetics are besieging criminal law. Novel scientific perspectives on criminal behavior could transform the criminal justice system and yet are being ... More


Considering Convergence: A Policy Dialogue About Behavioral Genetics, Neuroscience, and Law

Brent Garland and Mark S. Frankel

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by considering some of the commonalities and differences between behavioral genetics and neuroscience as they relate to the criminal law, including topics addressed by both ... More


Genetic Predictions of Future Dangerousness: Is there a Blueprint for Violence?

Erica Beecher-Monas and Edgar Garcia-Rill

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a discussion and critique of the courts' use of future dangerousness predictions in sentencing and postsentence commitment proceedings for capital murderers and sex offenders ... More


Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Helen E. Longino

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book enters into the complexities of human behavioral research, a domain still dominated by the age-old debate of “nature versus nurture.” Rather than supporting one side or another or ... More


Twin, Adoption, and Family Methods as Approaches to the Evolution of Individual Differences

Nancy L. Segal

in The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

Individual differences in behavior have been of great concern to behavioral geneticists whose interests span a wide range of phenotypes. Individual behavioral variation has, however, received less ... More


Theory: What Explains the Intergenerational and Sibling Correlations?

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines various theories that explain why the outcomes of parents and children, as well as the outcomes of siblings, are correlated. It first discusses the main ideas behind behavioral ... More


Addiction, Science, and Criminal Responsibility

Stephen J. Morse

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter has two simple underlying theses. The first is that it is impossible to understand the relation of any variable to criminal responsibility without having in place an account of criminal ... More


The Apple and the Tree: Galton Revisited

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book examines the roles of heredity, family, and social environment in shaping outcomes among humans, including anthropometric, behavioral, psychological, and economic outcomes. Drawing on ... More


The Influence of Family Context on the Development and Persistence of Antisocial Behavior

Linda S. Pagani

in The Development of Persistent Criminality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the links between family influences and the development and persistence of antisocial behavior. Bearing a strong preference for longitudinal designs, it synthesizes the ... More


Behaving: Its Nature and Nurture (Part 1)

Kenneth F. Schaffner

in Behaving: What's Genetic, What's Not, and Why Should We Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195171402
eISBN:
9780190464103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171402.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Chapters 1 (and 2) provide a common basis and a vocabulary for appreciating the contours of behavioral and psychiatric genetics. There are three dialogues between a behavioral geneticist and an ... More


Behaving: Its Nature and Nurture (Part 2)

Kenneth F. Schaffner

in Behaving: What's Genetic, What's Not, and Why Should We Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195171402
eISBN:
9780190464103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171402.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on recent molecular approaches to behavioral genetics including gene finding and molecular genetics. In the latter the investigators identify critical DNA variants and trace the ... More


Empirical Methodology

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses empirical methodology, focusing on attenuation bias induced by measurement error or data fluctuation and solutions to the biased and inconsistent empirical estimates of the ... More


Scope and Limits of the Approaches

Helen E. Longino

in Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter reviews the five approaches discussed in Chapters 2–6. These are quantitative behavioral genetics; social-environmental approaches; molecular behavioral genetics; neurobiological ... More


Genetics

Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine

in Psychopathy: An Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777053
eISBN:
9780814777077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777053.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Dr. Robert Hare's book, Without Conscience, in which he describes a set of female twins who drastically differ in personality. One twin grows up to be a lawyer with ambitious ... More


A Chromosome for Maleness

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapters 5 and 6 explore the intellectual origins of the persistent identification of the Y with maleness and the X with femaleness. Chapter 5 focuses on the notorious case of the “XYY supermale ... More


Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology

Michael Pluess (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The science of psychological well-being has gained a lot of interest in the last decade. While it has been shown that psychological well-being is partly heritable, research focused on the ... More


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