Chapter 19. On the Limits of Standard Quantitative Genetic Modeling of Inter-Individual Variation

Extensions, Ergodic Conditions and a New Genetic Factor Model of Intra-Individual Variation

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

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327632.ch19

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics

How to Cite

Molenaar, P. C. M. (2010) On the Limits of Standard Quantitative Genetic Modeling of Inter-Individual Variation, 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.ch19

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. The Pennsylvania State 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:

  • limits of standard quantitative genetic modeling of inter-individual variation - extensions, ergodic conditions and new genetic factor model of intra-individual variation;
  • standard genetic factor model;
  • genetic and environmental factor scores;
  • fixed pattern of factor correlations - factors with unique interpretations;
  • longitudinal genetic modeling;
  • genetic decomposition - of mean differences;
  • interactions between latent genetic and environmental factors;
  • general problems, with analyses of inter-individual variations;
  • quantitative genetic modeling, standard genetic factor modeling and inter-individual variation;
  • genetic decomposition of intra-individual variations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aspects of the Standard Genetic Factor Model

  • Problems with the Standard Genetic Factor Model

  • General Problems with Analyses of Inter-Individual Variation

  • Genetic Decomposition of Intra-Individual Variation

  • Discussion

  • References