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 Individual Development in a Life-Span Perspective
(1994, NS 89)
David Magnusson, Torgny Greitz, Tomas Hökfelt, L.G. Nilsson, Lars Terenius, Bengt Winberg
June 19-22, Södergarn, Lidingö
Proceedings: David Magnusson; The Life-Span Development of Individuals: Behavioral, Neurobiological and Psychosocial Perspectives. A Snynthesis (1996), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U K

ISBN 0-521-47023-4 (hardback)

 

Table of Contents  
Contributors to this volume xi
Foreword: Towards a developmental science
David Magnusson
xv
Preface xix
Design for a life
Patrick Bateson
1
Part I. Early development 21
Areal specialization of the developing neocortex: differentiation, developmental plasticity and genetic specification
Dennis D. M. O'Leary
23
Genes and environment
John C. Loehlin
38
Causes and outcome of prenatal brain injury
Osmund Reynolds
52
Commentary:
A systems view of psychobiological development
Gilbert Gottlieb
76
Part II. The changing brain 105
Neurotransmitter receptors in the changing brain: allosteric transitions, gene expression and pathology at the molecular level
Jean-Pierre Changeux
107
Learning, memory and synaptic plasticity: cellular mechanisms, network architecture and the recording of attended experience
Richard G. M. Morris
139
Brain size, behavior and the allocation of neural space
Dale Purves, Leonard E. White, Dake Zheng, Timothy J. Andrews and David R. Riddle
162
Commentary:
Selection and development: the brain as a complex system
Gerald M. Edelman and G. Tononi
179
Part III. Cognition and behavior 205
Cognitive development
Fran E. Weinert and Josef Perner
207
Cognitive and neural development: clues from genetically based syndromes
Ursula Bellugi, Eduard S. Klima and Paul P. Wang
223
Language acquisition at different ages
Wolfgang Klein
244
Commentary:
Advances in cognitive neuroscience
Antonio R. Damasio and Hanna Damasio
265
Part IV. Biology and socialization 275
Socialization and sociogenesis
Robert B. Cairns
277
Patterns of juvenile behavior following early hormonal interventions
Robert W. Goy
296
Gonadal hormones and the organization of brain structure and function
Roger A. Gorski
315
Commentary:
The brain and socialization: a two-way mediation across the life course
Pierre Karli
341
Part V. Social competence 357
The interpenetration of biology and culture
Robert A. Hinde
359
Temperamental contributions to the development of social behavior
Jerome Kagan
376
Developmental psychopathology as an organizing research construct
Michael Rutter
394
Commentary:
Social competence and human conflict
David Hamburg
414
Part VI. Aging 425
Psychological aspects of aging: facts and frontiers
Paul B. Baltes and Peter Graf
427
Genetics of aging and Alzheimer's disease
John Hardy
461
Aging and molecular biology
David G. Morgan and Marcia N. Gordon
468
Commentary:
Biological bases for plasticity during aging of individual life histories.
Caleb E. Finch
488
Index 513

 

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