4. From Gene to Organism: The Developing Individual as an Emergent, Interactional, Hierarchical System

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Gilbert Gottlieb

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch4

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gottlieb, G. (2005) From Gene to Organism: The Developing Individual as an Emergent, Interactional, Hierarchical System, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • hierarchical system;
  • epigenetic development;
  • psychology;
  • nerve cells;
  • nervous system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Individual as an Emergent, Interactional,

  • Hierarchical System

  • Developmental Causality (Coaction)

  • Significance of Coaction for Individual Development

  • The Hierarchical Systems View

  • Nonlinear Causality

  • The Unresolved Problem of Differentiation