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Genetics, ethics, and education

Author: Susan Bouregy; Elena L Grigorenko; Stephen R Latham; Mei Tan
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series: Current perspectives in social and behavioral sciences.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advances in human genetics and genomics are beginning to move outside the traditional realm of medicine and into the classroom. How will educational officials react when asked to incorporate personalized genomic information into the educational program? This volume bridges the divide between science, education and ethics around the emergent integration of genomics and education. By pairing comprehensive analysis of  Read more...
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Genetics, ethics, and education.
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017035385
(OCoLC)1003489381
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Bouregy; Elena L Grigorenko; Stephen R Latham; Mei Tan
ISBN: 9781316340301 1316340309
OCLC Number: 1007049457
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 404 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction Susan Bouregy, Elena L. Grigorenko, Mei Tan and Stephen R. Latham; 1. What is heritability and why does it matter? Mei Tan; 2. Molecular genetics and genomics Sergey Kornilov; 3. Can (and should) we personalize education along genetic lines? Lessons from Behavioral Genetics Kathryn Asbury, Kaili Rimfeld and Eva Krapohl; 4. Early adversity and epigenetics: implications for early care and educational policy Katherine Beckmann and Kieran O'Donnell; 5. Intelligence: the ongoing quest for its etiology Elena L. Grigorenko and Samuel D. Mandelman; 6. A behavioral genetic perspective on noncognitive factors and academic achievement Elliot M. Tucker-Drob and K. Paige Harden; 7. Precision education initiative: the possibility of personalized education Callie Little, Connie Barroso and Sara A. Hart; 8. Using genetic etiology to intervene with students with intellectual disabilities Robert M. Hodapp and Marisa H. Fisher; 9. Ethical implications of behavioral genetics on education Victoria J. Schenker and Stephen A. Petrill; 10. Genomic literacy and the communication of genetic and genomic information Kimberly A. Kaphingst; 11. Legal issues associated with the introduction of genetic testing to the education system David Peloquin and Mark Barns; 12. Ethical risks and remedies in social behavioral research involving genetic testing Celia B. Fisher; 13. Development of the personal genomics industry Jorge L. Contreras and Vikrant G. Deshmukh; 14. Ethical issues in using genomics to influence educational practice Susan Bourgey and Krista Bouregy; 15. Teaching and genetic/genomic variation: an educator's perspective Judi Randi; 16. Will the next Einstein get left in the petri dish? Be careful what you wish for in the designer baby era Carolyn D. Cowen; Conclusion Stephen R. Latham.
Series Title: Current perspectives in social and behavioral sciences.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Bouregy (Yale University, Connecticut), Elena L. Grigorenko (Houston University and Baylor College of Medicine, Texas), Stephen R. Latham (Yale University, Connecticut), Mei Tan (Houston University, Texas).

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