3 edition of Genetic influences on neural and behavioral functions found in the catalog.
Genetic influences on neural and behavioral functions
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Donald W. Pfaff .... [et al.]|
|Contributions||Pfaff, Donald W., 1939-|
|LC Classifications||RC455.4.G4 G435 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||487 p. :|
|Number of Pages||487|
|LC Control Number||99021820|
Authors Morley and Hall (), who have investigated the genetic influences on criminal behavior, point out three different ways to define antisocial behavior. First is equating it with criminality and delinquency, which both involve engaging in criminal acts. Genetic variation explains individual behavioral differences—or in other words, why spiders of the same species may behave somewhat differently, or why individual dogs and cats differ.
Meyer-Lindenberg, A., Mervis, C. & Faith Berman, K. Neural mechanisms in Williams syndrome: a unique window to genetic influences on cognition and behaviour. Nat Rev Neurosci 7, – ( Researchers identified more than a hundred genetic regions associated with neuroticism, a trait used to gauge personality that is also associated with risk factors for depression and schizophrenia. For this, the largest study ever done on neuroticism, scientists used data from many studies in what researchers call a “meta-analysis.”.
Identifying the behavioral, neural, and genetic correlates of this general liability would substantiate its importance in characterizing the shared origins of mental disorders and help us begin to understand the mechanisms through which the p factor contributes to risk. 1. Genetic predispositions, for such diseases as alcoholism, make some brains more vulnerable to environmental factors. 2. In the grand scheme of brain development, the brain mostly develops due to environmental factors. 3. Within the fetus, genes and hormones control the formation of neural networks.
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Utilizing the flood of information derived from the Human Genome Project and corresponding efforts to elucidate the mouse genome, Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions provides a scholarly catalog, organized logically, of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals AND by: Book Description.
Utilizing the flood of information derived from the Human Genome Project and corresponding efforts to elucidate the mouse genome, Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions provides a scholarly catalog, organized logically, of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals AND humans.
Genetic influences on neural and behavioral functions Donald W. Pfaff The concept underlying this book is the contributions of new genomic information to review some of understanding neural and behavioral functions.
"Persons interested in genetic influences on neural and behavior functions are likely to buy or borrow this book for some of its excellent review articles." --Human Genetics. Utilizing the flood of information derived from the Human Genome Project and corresponding efforts to elucidate the mouse genome, Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions provides a scholarly catalog, organized logically, of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals AND topics include genes in.
Utilizing the flood of new information derived from the Human Genome Project and corresponding efforts to elucidate the mouse genome, Genetic Influences on Neural and Behavioral Functions provides a scholarly catalog, organized logically, of relations between the expression of specific genes, nerve cell biology and behavior, normal and abnormal, in animals AND topics include.
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ISBNHuman aggression/impulsivity-related traits have a complex background that is greatly influenced by genetic and non-genetic factors. The relationship between aggression and anxiety is regulated by highly conserved brain regions including amygdala, which controls neural circuits triggering defensive, aggressive, or avoidant behavioral models.
The dysfunction of neural circuits responsible for. It is also important to note that the connectome (again, the map of neural connections in the brain) which forms through neural plasticity mechanisms, also has genetic influences.
Connectome heritability for the whole brain has been calculated to bebut this depends on particular brain regions (Miranda-Dominguez et al., ). Genetic influence on the working memory circuitry: Behavior, structure, function and extensions to illness Working memory is a highly heritable complex cognitive trait that is critical for a number of higher-level functions.
However, the neural substrates of this behavioral phenotype are intricate and it is unknown through what precise. 1. Introduction. We have explained a simple sex behavior, the lordosis response, by demonstrating its neural mechanisms, hormonal drives and genetic influences (Pfaff, ).Now, we are beginning to analyze the underlying concepts of sexual motivation and arousal.
Neurogenetics studies the role of genetics in the development and function of the nervous considers neural characteristics as phenotypes (i.e. manifestations, measurable or not, of the genetic make-up of an individual), and is mainly based on the observation that the nervous systems of individuals, even of those belonging to the same species, may not be identical.
Human behaviour genetics is a subfield of the field of behaviour genetics that studies the role of genetic and environmental influences on human cally, human behavioural geneticists have studied the inheritance of behavioural traits.
The field was originally focused on testing whether genetic influences were important in human behavior (e.g., do genes influence human behavior). levels of analysis, from genetic and neural activity to behavior and the environment (Gottlieb, ).
For instance, maternal behavior in rats, such as licking and grooming, is linked to differ. Normally Occurring Environmental Influences on Gene Activity. From Central Dogma of Molecular Biology to Probabilistic Epigenesis. Importance of Behavioral and Neural Activity in Determining Gene Expression, Anatomical Structure, and Physiological Function.
Summary and Conclusions. References. Behavior can have an impact on genetic makeup, even as early as the prenatal period. It is important to understand the implications of behavior on genetic makeup in order to reduce negative environmental and behavioral influences on genes.
EEG and PET scans have the ability to show psychologists how certain behaviors trigger reactions in the brain. Clearly, genetic influences have an enormous influence on how a child develops. However, it is important to remember that genetics is just one piece of the intricate puzzle that makes up a child's life.
Environmental variables including parenting. Decoding Neural Circuit Structure and Function: Cellular Dissection Using Genetic Model Organisms 1st ed. Edition by Arzu Çelik (Editor), Mathias F. Wernet (Editor) ISBN These may be genetic such as the “warrior gene,” or other downstream genetic influences such as the chemical messengers hormones and neurotransmitters.
Brain structures such as the amygdala—the body's fight-or-flight center—and the frontal lobes—responsible for executive functioning and overall control of our behavior—also play a role.
The study of neural influences on aggression has indicated that A. one specific region of the brain controls aggression. activating the amygdala can facilitate aggressive outbursts in humans.
activating the occipital lobe can cause a tyrant monkey to be more docile. activating the frontal lobe can trigger aggressive behavior. Functional neuroimaging, meanwhile, has provided detailed new insights into the neural circuits involved in emotional and cognitive control.
At the growing interface between these independent lines of progress, new efforts are underway to unify our understanding of regional brain function with that of genetic and biochemical influences on behavior.Start studying Unit 3: Neurons, Neural Communication and Behavioral Genetics (Part 3).
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The authors review recent advances and current debates in epigenetics, including how epigenetic mechanisms interact with genetic variation, ageing, disease and the environment.