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Geographic Distribution of Genetic Character Traits Based on the NPA Theory of Personality By A.M. Benis
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The NPA theory of personality, based on three genetic traits (sanguinity, perfectionism and aggression) is used to map the worldwide distribution of character traits. Presence or absence of the... More > traits gives rise to discrete character types. The model predicts stable polymorphisms of the character phenotypes that could be analyzed with the use of the classical Hardy-Weinberg concepts of gene frequencies and populations in equilibrium. Both indigenous and non-indigenous groups were typed according to the three traits with the use of archival sources and information available on the internet. Our results are presented in the form of color-coded maps that depict the worldwide distribution of the character types, as well as of the three traits. The results are analyzed with respect to the "Out of Africa" concept of the ancestral migrations of Homo sapiens. Internet edition: oversize color paperback: 6.63 x 10.25 in., 104 pp, maps, 25 plates, Synopsis of NPA theory, index.< Less
The Enigma of Short Parents Who Have Tall Children: The NPA Model of Genetic Traits By A. M. Benis, ScD., MD
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For decades, geneticists have been puzzled by families where both of the parents are short, or of normal stature, but some of the children — even all of the children — are tall. This book... More > presents a solution to the enigma, and it comes from an unlikely source: a theory of personality based on genetic traits. It shows that a mechanism, based on classical genetics, can explain very complicated families where there are short parents, but very tall children alongside of children of normal stature. The author uses case examples to derive the solution to the puzzle. Here you will meet Sylvester and Wendy, Yevgeny who works in the Kremlin, and the Estonian sea captain, Feliks. The illustrative examples show how the dissimilarity of stature in families can have a precise genetic cause. The cause is shown to come from both the father’s and mother’s side of the family, and is not due to recessive genes or to some vagabond gene from one side of the family. ePub, 90 pp., synopsis, glossary, illus. with photos, tables.< Less
How Your Personality Type Is Inherited: The NPA Model of Genetic Traits By A.M. Benis, ScD, MD
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by A.M. Benis, ScD, MD. The purpose of this book is to allow you, the reader, to see how your personality type was inherited. Our premise is that everyone has several major personality traits... More > resulting from just a few genes, and that we can trace the traits in a family tree. By personality type, we mean that the traits assort themselves — one, two or three traits together. There are three basic traits and about a dozen common personality types. If you are not familiar with the NPA model, the introductory chapters will bring you up to speed quickly. Next, we present twenty “case studies” that illustrate how the personality traits are transmitted. Here, you will meet Giovanni and Pania, Bogdan and Lulu, as well as King Lucifer IV and his many mistresses. Each of the cases has an instructive element, and when you are through with the illustrations, you should be in good form to do your own analysis... of yourself, your family, your significant other, and even of children who are not yet born. 157 pp.< Less
How Your Personality Type Is Inherited By A.M. Benis
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by A.M. Benis, ScD, MD. The purpose of this book is to allow you, the reader, to see how your personality type was inherited. Our premise is that everyone has several major personality traits... More > resulting from just a few genes, and that we can trace the traits in a family tree. By personality type, we mean that the traits assort themselves — one, two or three traits together. There are three basic traits and about a dozen common personality types. If you are not familiar with the NPA model, the introductory chapters will bring you up to speed quickly. Next, we present twenty “case studies” that illustrate how the personality traits are transmitted. Here, you will meet Giovanni and Pania, Bogdan and Lulu, as well as King Lucifer IV and his many mistresses. Each of the cases has an instructive element, and when you are through with them, you should be in good form to do your own analysis... of yourself, your family, your significant other, and even of children who are not yet born. Softcover, illustrated, 157 pp.< Less
How Your Personality Type Is Inherited By A.M. Benis
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by A.M. Benis, ScD, MD. The purpose of this book is to allow you, the reader, to see how your personality type was inherited. Our premise is that everyone has several major personality traits... More > resulting from just a few genes, and that we can trace the traits in a family tree. By personality type, we mean that the traits assort themselves — one, two or three traits together. There are three basic traits and about a dozen common personality types. If you are not familiar with the NPA model, the introductory chapters will bring you up to speed quickly. Next, we present twenty “case studies” that illustrate how the personality traits are transmitted. Here, you will meet Giovanni and Pania, Bogdan and Lulu, as well as King Lucifer IV and his many mistresses. Each of the cases has an instructive element, and when you are through with them, you should be in good form to do your own analysis... of yourself, your family, your significant other, and even of children who are not yet born. Hardcover, illustrated, 157 pp< Less
The Enigma of Short Parents Who Have Tall Children By A.M. Benis
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For decades, geneticists have been puzzled by families where both of the parents are short, or of normal stature, but some of the children — even all of the children — are tall. This book... More > presents a solution to the enigma, and it comes from an unlikely source: a theory of personality based on genetic traits. It shows that a simple mechanism, based on classical genetics, can explain some very complicated families where there are short parents, but very tall children alongside of children of normal stature. The author uses case examples to derive the solution to the puzzle. Here you will meet Sylvester and Wendy, Yevgeny who works in the Kremlin, and the Estonian sea captain, Feliks. The illustrative examples show how the dissimilarity of stature in families can have a precise genetic cause. The cause is shown to come from both the father’s and mother’s side of the family, and is not due to recessive genes or to some vagabond gene from one side of the family. Paperback, 90 pp., synopsis, glossary, illustrated.< Less
Caricatures of the NPA Personality Types By A.M. Benis
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by A.M. Benis, Sc.D., M.D. You may have heard the conventional wisdom that "many, many genes" contribute to personality, so "there is no such thing as a personality type". We take... More > the contrarian view: We show that a few basic traits are inherited, and that combinations of the traits not only give rise to personality types, but they also explain WHY the types behave as they do. The underlying theory explains the concepts of narcissism, perfectionism, aggression. It clarifies the distinction between personality and temperament, as well as relationships of dominance and submission and of "morbid dependency". A vignette is included that describes a symbiotic relationship called "the power behind the throne", where the Power is a perfectionistic-aggressive individual bent on domination. The book is illustrated with caricatures of well-known individuals, and it includes a synopsis of the NPA model, referencing in particular the pioneering work of Karen Horney. Paperback, 164 pp., illus., glossary, index.< Less
Caricatures of the NPA Personality Types By A.M. Benis
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by A.M. Benis, Sc.D., M.D. You may have heard the conventional wisdom that "many, many genes" contribute to personality, so "there is no such thing as a personality type". We take... More > the contrarian view: We show that a few basic traits are inherited, and that combinations of the traits not only give rise to personality types, but they also explain WHY the types behave as they do. The underlying theory explains the concepts of narcissism, perfectionism, aggression. It clarifies the distinction between personality and temperament, as well as relationships of dominance and submission and of "morbid dependency". A vignette is included that describes a symbiotic relationship called "the power behind the throne", where the Power is a perfectionistic-aggressive individual bent on domination. The book is illustrated with caricatures of well-known individuals, and it includes a synopsis of the NPA model, referencing in particular the pioneering work of Karen Horney. Hardcover, 164 pp., illus., glossary, index.< Less
Danse Macabre: Memoir Of A Polish Girl At The Time Of The Russian Revolution (1914/1924) By Irene Rochas
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Memoir of a Polish Girl at the Time of the Russian Revolution (1914/1924). Expanded hardcover edition with additional photographs. Irene Rochas was born Aniela Tarnowicz in Warsaw in 1906, the... More > youngest child in a large upper middle-class Polish family. With the outbreak of WW I in 1914, Irene and her family were stranded in Moscow, and with the further outbreak of the Bolshevik Revolution, they were able to return to their homeland only after a delay of four years. Irene’s rediscovered narrative –- written when she was fifty years old and set in the form of a novel –- is a remembrance of those eventful years of her childhood in Moscow and Warsaw. In this sense, it is truly a “memoir”. Yes, “danse macabre” is the dance of death, the last waltz to which we are all invited. But Irene’s “Danse Macabre” –- with its inquisitive and empathetic tone... and its often searing imagery –- is less a rumination on the inevitability of death and more a testament to the vibrancy of life itself. [340 pp., endnote, 30 plates]< Less
Danse Macabre: Memoir of a Polish Girl at the Time of the Russian Revolution (1914/1924) By Irene Rochas
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Memoir of a Polish Girl at the Time of the Russian Revolution (1914/1924). Expanded second edition with additional photographs. Irene Rochas was born Aniela Tarnowicz in Warsaw in 1906, the youngest... More > child in a large upper middle-class Polish family. With the outbreak of WW I in 1914, Irene and her family were stranded in Moscow, and with the further outbreak of the Bolshevik Revolution, they were able to return to their homeland only after a delay of four years. Irene’s rediscovered narrative – written when she was fifty years old and set in the form of a novel – is a remembrance of those eventful years of her childhood in Moscow and Warsaw. In this sense, it is truly a “memoir”. Yes, “danse macabre” is the dance of death, the last waltz to which we are all invited. But Irene’s “Danse Macabre” –- with its inquisitive and empathetic tone... and its often searing imagery –- is less a rumination on the inevitability of death and more a testament to the vibrancy of life itself. [340 pp., Endnote, 30 plates]< Less