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Mean Genes free pdf This text takes a look at why our toughest battles are often with ourselves. It uses a Darwinian lens to examine the issues that most affect our lives: body image, money, addiction, violence, the endless search for love and happiness. It reveals that the struggles for self-improvement are battles against our own genes, the genes that helped our ancestors flourish but are selfish and out of place in an industrial world. Burnham and Phelan don't simply describe the connections between genes and behaviour- they offer steps for improving the quality of our lives.

About Terry Burnham

Terry Burnham is an economics professor at Harvard where he studies the Darwinian origin of economic behaviours. He has worked on Wall Street and co-founded Progenics, a biotechnology firm with promising treatments for cancer and AIDS. Jay Phelan is a biology professor at UCLA- his main area of research is evolutionary genetics and ageing. He has been featured on the BBC, as well as in magazines and newspapers.

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Author : Terry Burnham
Publisher : Pocket Books
Data Published : 07 April 2003
ISBN : 0743430093
EAN : 9780743430098
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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