Wim E. Crusio a1 a1 Institut de Transgénose, CNRS UPR 9074, Génétique, Neurogénétique et Comportement, 45071 Orléans Cedex 2, France
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.