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Unformatted text preview: Gene Transcription in different hemispheres Limitations on Genes—Overproduction of cells and connections, selective stabilization of synapses, neuronal group selection, sensitivity to initial conditions (chaos)—(pruning back cell death overproduction) Neuronal Group Selection-genes direct formation of local assemblies; networks survive or die depending on experience but also genetic landscape Huntington Gene, Cystic Fibrosis, PKU—blocks tyrosine synthesis and so phenylalanine builds up; toxic to neurons but diet change drastically changes effects Genes in Mood Disorders i.e. MDI if it was MEndelian Inheritance if eliminated maybe we would lose the crazies and the cool people Psychopathology and paths to illness Genes involved in suite of “normal” behaviors” Worriers, gay gene?, Genes and Instructive Anomaly...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course ANTHRO 200 taught by Professor Gouzoulesandkonner during the Spring '11 term at Emory.
- Spring '11