Embodiment And Epigenesis: Theoretical And Methodological Issues In Understanding The Role Of Biology Within The Relational De by Richard M Lerner

Embodiment And Epigenesis: Theoretical And Methodological Issues In Understanding The Role Of…

byRichard M LernerEditorJanette B. Benson

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Volume 44 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of embodiment and epigenesis. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including cytoplasmic inheritance redux, emergence, self organization and developmental science, and the evolution of intelligent developmental systems. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students. Chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area A wide array of topics are discussed in detail

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Janette B. Benson is an Associate Dean, Morgridge College of Educationan and Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She recently served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Dr. Benson's experti...

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Title:Embodiment And Epigenesis: Theoretical And Methodological Issues In Understanding The Role Of…Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:May 22, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Embodiment and Epigenesis: A View of the Issues

  1. Relationism and Relational-Developmental-Systems: A Paradigm for Developmental Science in the Post-Cartesian Era
  2. Developmental Systems Theory: What Does it Explain, and How Does It Explain It?
  3. Emergence, Self Organization and Developmental Science
  4. The Evolution of Intelligent Developmental Systems
  5. Embodiment and Agency: Toward a Holistic Synthesis for Developmental Science
  6. The Origins of Variation: Evolutionary Insights from Developmental Science
  7. Cytoplasmic Inheritance Redux
  8. Evolutionary Psychology: A House Built on Sand
  9. A Contemporary View of Genes and Behavior: Complex Systems and Interactions
  10. Genetic Causation: A Cross Disciplinary Inquiry
  11. Pathways by which the interplay of organismic and environmental factors lead to phenotypic variation within and across generations