Dependant Gene

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Dependant Gene

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  • Palgrave Macmillan(2003/05発売)
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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 320 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780805072808
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Full Description

Presents evidence that links all traits to complex interactions between genes and the environment, considering such topics as sex, parenting, education, crime, stem-cell research, and DNA fingerprinting and how they are impacted by the "nature versus nurture" debate. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

  Part I Where We're Going, Where We've Been
Introduction ``Hello Dolly'': The Future 3 (13)
Is Now
From Aristotle's Wonder to a Fork in the 16 (16)
Road: The Wrenching of Genetics from
What Galton's Eugenics Has Wrought: 32 (17)
Behavior Genetics and Heritability
Listening to Twins: A Critique of Twin 49 (18)
Part II Background Basics
Dependent Genes: Essential Biology and DNA 67 (15)
Running Noses, Smelling Feet: A Primer on 82 (8)
Brain Basics: Some Revelations of 90 (17)
Developmental Neuroscience
Part III Developmental Systems
A Turtle in the Shade: The Development of 107(10)
Sexual Characteristics
The Dutch Hungerwinter and the Cat in the 117(12)
Hat: How Prenatal Environments Affect Our
Chicken Shoes and Monkey Foods: The 129(15)
Not-So-Subtle Effects of Some Very Subtle
Postnatal Experiences
Tornadoes, Stars, and Human Beings: The 144(15)
Developmental Systems Perspective
Part IV Development and Evolution
The Modern Synthesis: What Mother Nature 159(10)
Legacies: How We Get Our Environments 169(11)
On Big Muscles and Facial Hair: 180(13)
Reconsidering ``Inherited,'' ``Acquired,''
and ``Innate''
The Fetal Ape: Consequences of Integrating 193(14)
Development and Evolution
Part V Implications
When Cows Fly: The Full-Blown Demise of 207(9)
Genetic Determinism
Budging the Bell Curve: Implications for 216(6)
Finding the Cost of Freedom: Complexity and 222(6)
Medical Marvels: Implications for Genetic 228(9)
and Environmental Therapies
Owning Cloning: Implications for New 237(5)
Reproductive Technologies
Epilogue In the Beginning 242(3)
Acknowledgments 245(2)
Notes 247(43)
References 290(13)
Index 303