Our Genes Our Choices

Our Genes, Our Choices: How Genotype and Gene Interactions Affect Behavior - First Prize winner of the 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Basic and Clinical Sciences - explains how the complexity of human behavior, including concepts of free will, derives from a relatively small number of genes, which direct neurodevelopmental sequence. Are people free to make choices, or do genes determine behavior? Paradoxically, the answer to both questions is "yes," because of neurogenetic individuality, a new theory with profound implications. Author David Goldman uses judicial, political, medical, and ethical examples to illustrate that this lifelong process is guided by individual genotype, molecular and physiologic principles, as well as by randomness and environmental exposures, a combination of factors that we choose and do not choose. Written in an authoritative yet accessible style, the book includes practical descriptions of the function of DNA, discusses the scientific and historical bases of genethics, and introduces topics of epigenetics and the predictive power of behavioral genetics. First Prize winner of the 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Basic and Clinical Sciences Poses and resolves challenges to moral responsibility raised by modern genetics and neuroscience Analyzes the neurogenetic origins of human behavior and free will Written by one of the world's most influential neurogeneticists, founder of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics at the National Institutes of Health

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  • Author : David Goldman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 9780123969521
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Our Genes, Our Choices

Our Genes, Our Choices
  • Author : David Goldman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 May 2012
GET THIS BOOKOur Genes, Our Choices

Our Genes, Our Choices: How Genotype and Gene Interactions Affect Behavior - First Prize winner of the 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Basic and Clinical Sciences - explains how the complexity of human behavior, including concepts of free will, derives from a relatively small number of genes, which direct neurodevelopmental sequence. Are people free to make choices, or do genes determine behavior? Paradoxically, the answer to both questions is "yes," because of neurogenetic individuality, a new theory with profound implications.

Our Genes, Our Foods, Our Choices

Our Genes, Our Foods, Our Choices
  • Author : Triveni P. Shukla
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release : 10 September 2014
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Consider Our Genes Our Foods Our Choice your handheld audit of Food and Nutrition 101, a course that distills current research on the effects of food nutrients on gene expression and health by upkeep of your second genome and second brain-the enteric nervous system. It gives the power of knowledge: how foods and right lifestyle make and shape our body, mind, and behavior. The book provides extraordinary wealth of information on basic nutrients that feed our genes, that help us control

The Case against Perfection

The Case against Perfection
  • Author : Michael J Sandel
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 30 June 2009
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Breakthroughs in genetics present us with a promise and a predicament. The promise is that we will soon be able to treat and prevent a host of debilitating diseases. The predicament is that our newfound genetic knowledge may enable us to manipulate our nature—to enhance our genetic traits and those of our children. Although most people find at least some forms of genetic engineering disquieting, it is not easy to articulate why. What is wrong with re-engineering our nature?

The Selfish Gene

The Selfish Gene
  • Author : Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science Richard Dawkins,Richard Dawkins,David Dawkins,RICHARD AUTOR DAWKINS
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 21 June 1989
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An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit

Biosocial Surveys

Biosocial Surveys
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Population,Committee on Advances in Collecting and Utilizing Biological Indicators and Genetic Information in Social Science Surveys
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 06 January 2008
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Biosocial Surveys analyzes the latest research on the increasing number of multipurpose household surveys that collect biological data along with the more familiar interviewerâ€"respondent information. This book serves as a follow-up to the 2003 volume, Cells and Surveys: Should Biological Measures Be Included in Social Science Research? and asks these questions: What have the social sciences, especially demography, learned from those efforts and the greater interdisciplinary communication that has resulted from them? Which biological or genetic information has proven most

Unzip Your Genes

Unzip Your Genes
  • Author : Dr. Jennifer Stagg
  • Publisher : Post Hill Press
  • Release : 15 November 2016
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Unzip Your Genes will show you how take your own health into your own hands. You will no longer sit on the sidelines—instead you can play an active and empowered role in the state of your own health. In this book you will: • Understand how the environment and your genes interact. • Learn how to use your own genetic information to your advantage. • Create an actionable plan based on your genomics to radically transform your health and improve your vitality. •

Wrestling with the Future

Wrestling with the Future
  • Author : Episcopal Church. Diocese of Washington. Committee on Medical Ethics
  • Publisher : Morehouse Publishing
  • Release : 21 June 1998
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A non-technical examination of the ethical, religious, legal, psychological, and spiritual issues surrounding genetic testing.

Understanding Genetics

Understanding Genetics
  • Author : Genetic Alliance,New York-Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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The purpose of this manual is to provide an educational genetics resource for individuals, families, and health professionals in the New York - Mid-Atlantic region and increase awareness of specialty care in genetics. The manual begins with a basic introduction to genetics concepts, followed by a description of the different types and applications of genetic tests. It also provides information about diagnosis of genetic disease, family history, newborn screening, and genetic counseling. Resources are included to assist in patient care,

Babies by Design

Babies by Design
  • Author : Ronald M. Green
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2007
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Product Description: We stand on the brink of unprecedented growth in our ability to understand and change the human genome. New reproductive technologies now enable parents to select some genetic traits for their children, and soon it will be possible to begin to shape ourselves as a species. Despite the loud cries of alarm that such a prospect inspires, Ronald Green argues that we will, and we should, undertake the direction of our own evolution. A leader in the bioethics

The Epigenetics Revolution

The Epigenetics Revolution
  • Author : Nessa Carey
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 06 March 2012
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Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combines with nature to engineer biological diversity. Surveying the twenty-year history of the field while also highlighting its latest findings and innovations, this volume provides a readily understandable introduction to the foundations of epigenetics. Nessa Carey, a leading epigenetics researcher, connects the

A Troublesome Inheritance

A Troublesome Inheritance
  • Author : Nicholas Wade
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 May 2014
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Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story Fewer ideas have been more toxic or harmful than the idea of the biological reality of race, and with it the idea that humans of different races are biologically different from one another. For this understandable reason, the idea has been banished from polite academic conversation. Arguing that race is more than

Assessing Genetic Risks

Assessing Genetic Risks
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Assessing Genetic Risks
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 1994
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Raising hopes for disease treatment and prevention, but also the specter of discrimination and "designer genes," genetic testing is potentially one of the most socially explosive developments of our time. This book presents a current assessment of this rapidly evolving field, offering principles for actions and research and recommendations on key issues in genetic testing and screening. Advantages of early genetic knowledge are balanced with issues associated with such knowledge: availability of treatment, privacy and discrimination, personal decisionmaking, public health

Blueprint

Blueprint
  • Author : Robert Plomin
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 02 July 2019
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A top behavioral geneticist makes the case that DNA inherited from our parents at the moment of conception can predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses. In Blueprint, behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has made DNA personal by giving us the power to predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses from birth. A century of genetic research shows that DNA differences inherited from our parents are the consistent lifelong sources of our psychological individuality—the blueprint that makes

Driven

Driven
  • Author : Paul R. Lawrence,Nitin Nohria
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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Through an examination of people in the workplace, this book offers a look at the four factors that drive human beings and lead them to the choices that they make.