Ethical, legal, social, and policy implications of behavioral genetics.

  title={Ethical, legal, social, and policy implications of behavioral genetics.},
  author={Colleen M. Berryessa and Mildred K. Cho},
  journal={Annual review of genomics and human genetics},
The field of behavioral genetics has engendered a host of moral and social concerns virtually since its inception. The policy implications of a genetic basis for behaviors are widespread and extend beyond the clinic to the socially important realms of education, criminal justice, childbearing, and child rearing. The development of new techniques and analytic approaches, including whole-genome sequencing, noninvasive prenatal genetic testing, and optogenetics, has clearly changed the study of… 
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