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 The Nature - Nurture Controversy
(1996, NS 94)
Anita Aperia, Hugo Lagercrantz, P. A. Rydelius, Martin Ritzén
November 8-10, Nobel Forum, Stockholm
Proceedings: Hugo Lagercrantz, Anita Aperia, Martin Ritzén and P.A. Rydelius: Genetic versus Environmental Determination of Human Behavior, published in a special issue of Acta Paediatrica (1997), vol 86, suppl 422, Scandinavian University Press, Oslo, Norway

ISSN 0803-5253

 

Table of Contents
Preface
H Lagercrantz
1
HORMONES, MATING BEHAVIOUR AND REPRODUCTION
The testis: the witness of the mating system, the site of mutation and the engine of desire
RV Short
3
THE MAKING OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
Gene regulation in the formation of the central nervous system
U Lendahl
8
Gene regulation of cell adhesion molecules in neural morphogenesis
GM Edelman, FS Jones
12
Environmental and genetic determinants of neural migration and postmigratory survival
P Evrard, S Marret, P Gressens
20
Synaptogenesis, heterochrony and epigenesis in the mammalian neocortex
JP Bourgeois
27
Cortical dynamics
CD Gilbert
34
GENETICS AND EARLY INFLUENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
NEURO-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS
Rise of neurogenetic determinism
SPR Rose
38
Hormones as regulators of brain development: life-long effects related to health and disease
BS McEwen
41
Effect of training and environment on brain morphology and behaviour
LM Schrott
45
Nature and nurture in the development of postural control in human infants
M Hadders-Algra, E Brogren, H Forssberg
48
Conceptualizing genetic influences on early behavioral development
HH Goldsmith, JT Bihun
54
Experience Producing Drive Theory: how genes drive experience and shape personality
TJ Bouchard Jr
60
Diet and Infant behaviour
A de Klerk, KF Schulze, S Kashyap, R Sahni, W Fifer, M Myers
65
INTRAUTERINE RETARDATION OF GROWTH AND PERINATAL HYPOXIA
Fetal growth retardation: underlying endocrine mechanisms and postnatal consequences
PD Gluckman, JE Harding
69
Fetal and infant growth and impaired glucose tolerance in adulthood: the "thrifty phenotype" hypothesis revisited
CN Hales
73
The fetal origins of coronary heart disease
DJP Barker
78
Long-term effects of intrauterine growth retardation
I Kjellmer, M Liedholm, B Sultan, M Wennergren, C Wallin Götborg, M Thordstein
83
Hypoxia-ischaemia model in the 7-day-old rat: possibilities and shortcomings
H Hagberg, E Bona, E Gilland, M Puka-Sundvall
85
PRETERM BIRTH
Changing trend in perinatal management and outcome of extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants
NW Svenningsen, L Björklund, M Lindroth
89
Prenatal determinants of motor disorders
FJ Stanley
92
NEURO-PSYCHIATRIC DISEASE
Vulnerable but invincible: high-risk children from birth to adulthood
EE Werner
103
Neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood: Tourette's syndrome as a model
DJ Cohen, JF Leckman, D Pauls
106
Schizophrenia: developmental disturbance of brain and mind?
MD Stefan, RM Murray
112

 

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