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

  • Volume 45
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  • ISBN-10: 0123984874
  • ISBN-13: 9780123984876
  • DDC: 305.231
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Volume 45 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 multiple trajectories in the developmental psychobiology of human handedness and the integration of culture and biology in human development. 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.
1: Introduction: Embodiment and Epigenesis: A View of the Issues.
2: Dynamic Models of Biological Pattern Formation Have Some Surprising Implications for Understanding the Epigenetics of Development.
3: A Developmental Systems Approach to Executive Function.
4: No Genes for Intelligence in the Fluid Genome.
5: The Lost Study: A 1998 Adoption Study of Personality That Found no Genetic Relationship between Birthparents and Their 240 Adopted-Away Biological Offspring.
6: A Relational Developmental Systems Approach to Moral Development.
7: Adolescent Rationality.
8: Developing through Relationships: An Embodied Coactive Systems Framework.
9: Multiple Trajectories in the Developmental Psychobiology of Human Handedness.
10: Positive Movement Experiences: Approaching the Study of Athletic Participation, Exercise, and Leisure Activity through Relational Developmental Systems Theory and the Concept of Embodiment.
11: Integration of Culture and Biology in Human Development.
Subject Index.
Author Index.
Contents of Previous Volumes.