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  1. Wim E. Crusio (2012). Heritability Estimates in Behavior Genetics: Wasn't That Station Passed Long Ago? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (5):361-362.
    Charney describes several mechanisms that will bias estimates of heritability in unpredictable directions. In addition, the mechanisms described by Charney explain the puzzling fact that research in human-behavior genetics routinely reports higher heritabilities than animal studies do. However, I argue that the concept of heritability has no real place in human research anyway.
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  2. Wim E. Crusio (2004). The Sociobiology of Sociopathy: An Alternative Hypothesis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (1):154-155.
    Mealey argued that sociopathy is an evolutionary stable strategy subject to frequency-dependent selection – high levels of sociopathy being advantageous to the individual if population-wide frequencies of it are low, and vice versa. I argue that at least one alternative hypothesis exists that explains her data equally well. Alternative hypotheses must be formulated and tested before any theory can be validated.
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  3. Wim E. Crusio (1999). Behavioral Neurogenetics Beyond Determinism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):890-891.
    Rose's Lifelines justifiably attacks the rigid genetic determinism that pervades the popular press and even some scientific writing. Genes do not equate with destiny. However, Rose's argument should not be taken too far: genes do influence behavior, in animals as well as in man.
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  4. Wim E. Crusio (1997). Neuropsychological Inference Using a Microphrenological Approach Does Not Need a Locality Assumption. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (3):517-518.
    Although Farah makes a convincing case against the tenability of the locality assumption, she does not propose alternative research strategies that do not rest on this assumption. It is proposed here that we may profitably exploit individual differences in neuroanatomy and behavior. In combination with the use of adequate genetic methods, this approach does not need a locality assumption.
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  5. Wim E. Crusio (1996). The Hunting of the Hippocampal Function. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 19 (4):767.
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  6. Wim E. Crusio (1995). The Sociopathy of Sociobiology. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (3):552-552.
    Mealey's evolutionary reasoning is logically flawed. Furthermore, the evidence presented in favor of a genetic contribution to the causation of sociopathy is overinterpreted. Given the potentially large societal impact of sociobiological speculation on the roots of criminality, more-than-usual caution in interpreting data is called for.
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  7. Wim E. Crusio (1991). Genetic Effects on “Environmental” Measures: Consequences for Behavior-Genetic Analysis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (3):393.
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  8. Wim E. Crusio (1991). No Evolution Without Genetic Variation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (2):267.
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  9. Wim E. Crusio (1991). The Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia: A Perspective From Neurobehavioral Genetics. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (1):23-24.
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  10. Wim E. Crusio (1990). Estimating Heritabilities in Quantitative Behavior Genetics: A Station Passed. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 13 (1):127-128.
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