InfantChildClass 2.7

InfantChildClass 2.7 - Who Am I Inheritance and influence...

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Who Am I? Inheritance and influence of genes Development and early functioning of the brain Aspects of physical development and maturation
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Who Am I? Familial Traits - Francis Galton (1869) – high achievement in families (ex. John Stuart Mill’s family) selective breeding (farms) Environmental Benefits - Well-to-do families nutrition
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People to know… Gregor Mendel (19th Century) - Father of Genetics Pea plant Francis Crick and James Watson (1953) - structure of DNA components of hereditary transmission Modern Day Researchers- mapped genome the complete set of genes of any organism human has 30,000 to 40,000 genes difference between individuals 2245 1%
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Genetics Three Key Parts: genotype phenotype environment Relationships for Development 1. Parent’s Genotype - Child’s Genotype 2. Child’s Genotype – Child’s Phenotype 3. Environmental Influences - Child’s Phenotype 4. Child’s Phenotype - Environment
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Genetics Relationship for Development 1. Parent’s Genotype - Child’s Genotype
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 331 464 taught by Professor Hsu during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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InfantChildClass 2.7 - Who Am I Inheritance and influence...

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