Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental System, 1st Edition

  • Volume 44
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  • ISBN-10: 0123984882
  • ISBN-13: 9780123984883
  • DDC: 305.231
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 432 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents (Volume 44).
Contents (Volume 45)-Available separately.
1: Introduction: Embodiment and Epigenesis: A View of the Issues.
2: Relationism and Relational Developmental Systems: A Paradigm for Developmental Science in the Post-Cartesian Era.
3: Developmental Systems Theory: What Does It Explain, and How Does It Explain It?.
4: Emergence, Self-Organization and Developmental Science.
5: The Evolution of Intelligent Developmental Systems.
6: Embodiment and Agency: Toward a Holistic Synthesis for Developmental Science.
7: The Origins of Variation: Evolutionary Insights from Developmental Science.
8: Cytoplasmic Inheritance Redux.
9: Evolutionary Psychology: A House Built on Sand.
10: A Contemporary View of Genes and Behavior: Complex Systems and Interactions.
11: Genetic Causation: A Cross Disciplinary Inquiry.
12: Pathways by which the Interplay of Organismic and Environmental Factors Lead to Phenotypic Variation within and across Generations.
Subject Index.
Author Index.
Contents of Previous Volumes.