Biologische Variablen in sozialwissenschaftlichen Surveys
AbstractSocial scientists have ignored biological constraints of human behavior for a long time almost completely. If prediction of behavior is considered as essential for a social science. The neglect of any variable, which might influence human behavior, is hardly justified. Therefore, this paper gives examples of such biological variables and their measurement in social surveys.
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Date of creation: 2009
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bio-social surveys; behavioral genetics; biobanks; sociobiology;
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