Chapter 17. Gene-Parenting Interplay in the Development of Infant Emotionality

  1. Kathryn E. Hood1,
  2. Carolyn Tucker Halpern2,
  3. Gary Greenberg3 and
  4. Richard M. Lerner4
  1. Cathi B. Propper2,
  2. Ginger A. Moore1 and
  3. Roger Mills-Koonce2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327632.ch17

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

How to Cite

Propper, C. B., Moore, G. A. and Mills-Koonce, R. (2010) Gene-Parenting Interplay in the Development of Infant Emotionality, 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.ch17

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

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:

  • applications to development;
  • gene-parenting interplay - in infant emotionality development;
  • origins of infant emotion reactivity and regulation - fundamental components of temperament;
  • emotion reactivity, individual's response to stimulus change - or alteration in environment;
  • developmental theories, experiences within families – parenting, primary influence on child development;
  • Gottlieb's developmental systems model - coactions between genetic mechanisms and parenting;
  • gene-environment correlation - in analyses of gene-environment interactions;
  • gene-environment correlation - and infant's emotionality stability;
  • infant emotionality and physiological responses;
  • gene X parenting interactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Structure

  • Gene-Environment Correlation

  • Genetics of Infants' Emotionality

  • Infant Emotionality and Physiological Responses

  • Parenting, Infants' RSA Regulation, and Emotionality

  • G × E (Parenting) Predictors of RSA

  • Conclusion

  • References