The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics

The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigenetics

by David S. Moore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190675653
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/24/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 444,071
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

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, Moore explores 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.

Table of Contents

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

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