The genetics of brain wiring: from molecule to mind

PLoS Biol. 2007 Apr;5(4):e113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050113.


What makes some people neurotic or schizophrenic or right-handed or fearless? The challenge in answering this is to map from genotype to anatomical and physiological phenotypes and beyond to behavior and cognition.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / anatomy & histology
  • Brain / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / genetics*
  • Mental Disorders / physiopathology