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Dean H. Hamer

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DR. DEAN HAMER is a preeminent geneticist and author of The Science of Desire, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Living with Our Genes. Together with his scientific collaborators at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, he has authored more than one hundred articles for popular and academic science journals. His television appearances include Good Morning America, Dateline, Oprah, the national news shows, and documentaries for HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel. Dr. Hamer received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ariens Kappers Award for... Read More

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The God Gene
How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes
Written by Dean H. Hamer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

The overwhelming majority of Americans believe in God; this conviction has existed since the beginning of recorded time and is shared by billions around the world. In The God Gene, Dr. Dean Hamer reveals that this inclination towards religious faith is in good measure due to our genes and may even... Read more >
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The God Gene
How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes
Written by Dean H. Hamer


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $12.99

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Living with Our Genes
The Groundbreaking Book About the Science of Personality, Behavior, and Genetic Destiny
Written by Dean H. Hamer and Peter Copeland


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 16, 1999
Price: $18.00

Nowhere is the nature-nurture controversy being more arduously tested than in the labs of world-rennowned molecular scientist Dean Hamer, whose cutting-edge research has indisputably linked specific genes to behaviorial traits, such as anxiety, thrill-seeking, and homosexuality.

The culmination of that research is the provacative book, Living with Our Genes.  In it, Dr. Hamer... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Living with Our Genes
The Groundbreaking Book About the Science of Personality, Behavior, and Genetic Destiny
Written by Dean H. Hamer and Peter Copeland


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

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