Entry from US English dictionary
plural noun[treated as singular]
A scientific discipline that attempts to find the genetic basis of social behavior and its evolution.
- I present a new theory - sociogenomics - to replace behavioralism and rational choice as the salient paradigm of political science inquiry.
- A. mellifera was chosen as the first species of the order Hymenoptera to be sequenced because of its potential impact on sociogenomics.
- Finally, I outline major questions in social evolution that can be addressed for the first time using a sociogenomic approach, highlight practical considerations in sociogenomics and discuss suitable model systems for future research on the molecular basis of sociality.
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