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andlt;Pandgt;It has long been known that aspects of behavior run in families; studies show that characteristics related to cognition, temperament, and all major psychiatric disorders are heritable. This volume offers a primer on understanding the genetic mechanisms of such inherited traits. It proposes a set of tools--a conceptual basis--for critically evaluating recent studies and offers a survey of results from the latest research in the emerging fields of cognitive genetics and imaging genetics. The chapters emphasize fundamental issues regarding the design of experiments, the use of bioinformatic tools, the integration of data from different levels of analysis, and the validity of findings, arguing that associations between genes and cognitive processes must be replicable and placed in a neurobiological context for validation. The Genetics of Cognitive Neuroscience aims to give the reader a working understanding of the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders. With its emphasis on general methodological points, it will remain a valuable resource in a fast-evolving field. ContributorsKristin L. Bigos, Katherine E. Burdick, Jingshan Chen, Aiden Corvin, Jeffrey L. Cummings, Ian J. Deary, Gary Donahoe, Eco J. C. de Geus, Jin Fan, Erika E. Forbes, John Fossella, Terry E. Goldberg, Ahmad R. Hariri, Lucas Kempf, Anil K. Malhotra, Venkata S. Mattay, Lauren M. McGrath. Kristin K. Nicodemus, Francesco Papaleo, Bruce F. Pennington, Michael I. Posner, Danielle Posthuma, John M. Ringman, Shelley D. Smith, Daniel R. Weinberger, Fengyu Zhang andlt;/Pandgt;

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A primer on understanding the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders.

Synopsis:

andlt;Pandgt;A primer on understanding the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders.andlt;/Pandgt;

Synopsis:

It has long been known that aspects of behavior run in families; studies show that characteristics related to cognition, temperament, and all major psychiatric disorders are heritable. This volume offers a primer on understanding the genetic mechanisms of such inherited traits. It proposes a set of tools--a conceptual basis--for critically evaluating recent studies and offers a survey of results from the latest research in the emerging fields of cognitive genetics and imaging genetics. The chapters emphasize fundamental issues regarding the design of experiments, the use of bioinformatic tools, the integration of data from different levels of analysis, and the validity of findings, arguing that associations between genes and cognitive processes must be replicable and placed in a neurobiological context for validation.

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It has long been known that aspects of behavior run in families; studies show that characteristics related to cognition, temperament, and all major psychiatric disorders are heritable. This volume offers a primer on understanding the genetic mechanisms of such inherited traits. It proposes a set of tools--a conceptual basis--for critically evaluating recent studies and offers a survey of results from the latest research in the emerging fields of cognitive genetics and imaging genetics. The chapters emphasize fundamental issues regarding the design of experiments, the use of bioinformatic tools, the integration of data from different levels of analysis, and the validity of findings, arguing that associations between genes and cognitive processes must be replicable and placed in a neurobiological context for validation. The Genetics of Cognitive Neuroscience aims to give the reader a working understanding of the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders. With its emphasis on general methodological points, it will remain a valuable resource in a fast-evolving field. ContributorsKristin L. Bigos, Katherine E. Burdick, Jingshan Chen, Aiden Corvin, Jeffrey L. Cummings, Ian J. Deary, Gary Donahoe, Eco J. C. de Geus, Jin Fan, Erika E. Forbes, John Fossella, Terry E. Goldberg, Ahmad R. Hariri, Lucas Kempf, Anil K. Malhotra, Venkata S. Mattay, Lauren M. McGrath. Kristin K. Nicodemus, Francesco Papaleo, Bruce F. Pennington, Michael I. Posner, Danielle Posthuma, John M. Ringman, Shelley D. Smith, Daniel R. Weinberger, Fengyu Zhang

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262013079
Author:
Goldberg, Terry E. (edt)
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Editor:
Goldberg, Terry E.
Editor:
Weinberger, Daniel R.
Author:
Bigos, Kristin L.
Author:
Malhotra, Anil K.
Author:
de Geus, Eco JC
Author:
Goldberg, Terry E.
Author:
Hariri, Ahmad R.
Author:
Papaleo, Francesco
Author:
Burdick, Katherine E.
Author:
Chen, Jingshan
Author:
Zhang, Fengyu
Author:
Eco JC de Geus
Author:
Fossella, John
Author:
Weinberger, Daniel R.
Author:
McGrath, Lauren M.
Author:
Cummings, Jeffrey L.
Author:
Posner, Michael I.
Author:
Deary, Ian J.
Author:
Donahoe, Gary
Author:
Corvin, Aiden
Author:
Ringman, John M.
Author:
Pennington, Bruce F.
Author:
Terry E. Gol
Author:
Smith, Shelley D.
Author:
Forbes, Erika E.
Author:
Kempf, Lucas
Author:
Mattay, Venkata S.
Author:
Posthuma, Danielle
Author:
Fan, Jin
Author:
Nicodemus, Kristin K.
Author:
dberg
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Cognitive neuroscience
Subject:
Neurogenetics
Subject:
Neuroscience
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Series:
Issues in Clinical and Cognitive Neuropsychology The Genetics of Cognitive Neuroscience
Publication Date:
20090807
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
13 b, &, w illus., 11 tables
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.5 in

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Product details 312 pages MIT Press (MA) - English 9780262013079 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A primer on understanding the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;Pandgt;A primer on understanding the influence of specific genetic variants on cognition, affective regulation, personality, and central nervous system disorders.andlt;/Pandgt;
"Synopsis" by , It has long been known that aspects of behavior run in families; studies show that characteristics related to cognition, temperament, and all major psychiatric disorders are heritable. This volume offers a primer on understanding the genetic mechanisms of such inherited traits. It proposes a set of tools--a conceptual basis--for critically evaluating recent studies and offers a survey of results from the latest research in the emerging fields of cognitive genetics and imaging genetics. The chapters emphasize fundamental issues regarding the design of experiments, the use of bioinformatic tools, the integration of data from different levels of analysis, and the validity of findings, arguing that associations between genes and cognitive processes must be replicable and placed in a neurobiological context for validation.
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