Chapter 1. Developmental Systems, Nature-Nurture, and the Role of Genes in Behavior and Development

On the Legacy of Gilbert Gottlieb

  1. Kathryn E. Hood1,
  2. Carolyn Tucker Halpern2,
  3. Gary Greenberg3 and
  4. Richard M. Lerner4
  1. Kathryn E. Hood1,
  2. Carolyn Tucker Halpern2,
  3. Gary Greenberg3 and
  4. Richard M. Lerner4

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327632.ch1

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

How to Cite

Hood, K. E., Halpern, C. T., Greenberg, G. and Lerner, R. M. (2010) Developmental Systems, Nature-Nurture, and the Role of Genes in Behavior and Development, in Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics (eds K. E. Hood, C. T. Halpern, G. Greenberg and R. M. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327632.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  3. 3

    Wichita State University, USA

  4. 4

    Tufts University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  3. 3

    Wichita State University, USA

  4. 4

    Tufts University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405187824

Online ISBN: 9781444327632

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Keywords:

  • developmental systems, nature-nurture, and role of genes in behavior and development - and Gilbert Gottlieb legacy;
  • Gilbert Gottlieb's theory and research - understanding heredity and individual development;
  • Gottlieb's integrative, developmental systems theory of evolution and ontogenetic development;
  • probabilistic conception of epigenesist - compelling alternatives to developmental views;
  • Gottlieb's work influencing developmental scientists - with split conceptions of developmental processes;
  • Gilbert Gottlieb's developmental systems theory;
  • Gottlieb's contention, and influences - from all levels of organism and context;
  • Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics - a watershed reference;
  • current ideas in biology, physiology and physics - and Gottlieb's developmental systems' perspective;
  • Gottlieb's developmental systems model - developmental systems theory, to policies and programs for positive human development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Goals of the Handbook

  • The Plan of this Handbook

  • Conclusions

  • References