Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental System
Part A, Philosophical, Theoretical, and Biological Dimensions
- Richard M Lerner
- Janette B. Benson, Morgridge College of Education and Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO, USA
A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including cytoplasmic inheritance redux, emergence, self organization and developmental science, and the evolution of intelligent developmental systems.
Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.
Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.
- Published: May 2013
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-397947-6
Table of Contents
Embodiment and Epigenesis: A View of the Issues
Richard M. Lerner and Janette B. Benson
- Relationism and Relational-Developmental-Systems: A Paradigm for Developmental Science in the Post-Cartesian Era
Willis F. Overton
- Developmental Systems Theory: What Does it Explain, and How Does It Explain It?
James Tabery and Paul Griffiths
- Emergence, Self Organization and Developmental Science
Gary Greenberg, Kristina Schmid and Megan Kiely Mueller
- The Evolution of Intelligent Developmental Systems
- Embodiment and Agency: Toward a Holistic Synthesis for Developmental Science
David C. Witherington and Shirley Heying
- The Origins of Variation: Evolutionary Insights from Developmental Science
- Cytoplasmic Inheritance Redux
- Evolutionary Psychology: A House Built on Sand
- A Contemporary View of Genes and Behavior: Complex Systems and Interactions
- Genetic Causation: A Cross Disciplinary Inquiry
- Pathways by which the interplay of organismic and environmental factors lead to phenotypic variation within and across generations