The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics - Moore, David S.
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An accessible introduction to behavioral epigenetics, The Developing Genome explores how experiences influence genetic activity. We develop as we do not because of the genes we have, but because of what our genes do.

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An accessible introduction to behavioral epigenetics, The Developing Genome explores how experiences influence genetic activity. We develop as we do not because of the genes we have, but because of what our genes do.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Seitenzahl: 320
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. März 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 241mm x 161mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 560g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199922345
  • ISBN-10: 0199922349
  • Artikelnr.: 47868195
Autorenporträt
David S. Moore is a professor of psychology at Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate University in southern California. He received his PhD in developmental and biological psychology from Harvard University. A developmental cognitive neuroscientist with expertise in infant cognition, his theoretical writings have explored the contributions of genetic, environmental, and epigenetic factors to human development. His book The Dependent Gene was widely adopted for use in undergraduate education and was nominated for the Cognitive Development Society's Best Authored Volume award.
Inhaltsangabe
Part I: What's the Big Deal? Getting Up to Speed
1. Context
2. Phenotypes
3. Development
4. DNA
5. Zooming in on DNA
6. Regulation
7. Zooming in on Regulation
Part II: What Do We Know?
8. Epigenetics
9. Zooming in on Epigenetics
10. Experience
11. Zooming in on Experience
12. Primates
13. Memory
14. Zooming in on Memory
15. Nutrition
16. Zooming in on Nutrition
Part III: The Meanings and Mechanics of Inheritance
17. Inheritance
18. Multiplicity
19. Evidence
20. Grandparents
Part IV: Implications
21. Caution
22. Hope
23. Conclusions
Acknowledgments
Notes
References
Index