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Unformatted text preview: 18,000 immigrant families foreign born parents American born children Chephalic Index Children differed from parents Biological plasticity Life History Approach From conception to senescence and death Evolutionary perspective Biology nested in a cultural context Stages: Prenatal Postnatal Ault stage PRENATAL APPROACH Regulatory genes Tissues differentiation In utero environment Toxins & food aversion Predispositions Heart disease Obesity POSTNATAL APPROACH Growth & development Brain Learning Language Sexual maturation Sexual dimorphism Stature Adulthood?...
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- Spring '09
- Biological Anthropology, Franz Boas, foreign born parents, Immigrant Anthropometry study, food aversion Predispositions