The purpose of the Behavior Genetics Association is to promote the scientific study of the interrelationship of genetic mechanisms and behavior, both human and animal; to encourage and aid the education and training of research workers in the field of behavior genetics; and to aid in the dissemination and interpretation to the general public of knowledge concerning the interrelationship of genetics and behavior, and its implications for health and human development and education.


As a BGA member you will have a full subscription to the journal Behavior Genetics, online acces to all issues of the journal Behavior Genetics and discounted rates for registration to the Annual Meetings.

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Behavior Genetics - the leading journal concerned with the genetic analysis of complex traits - is published in cooperation with the Behavior Genetics Association.

BGA 2014 Annual Meeting

BGA 2014 (June 18 - June 21) will be hosted at Charlottesville (USA). Local host: Eric Turkheimer.
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