By Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw
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Extra resources for An Introduction to Brain and Behavior (4th Edition)
O. Benn/Stone Images J. Tisne/Stone Images 12 An Inherited Behavior People from all parts of the world display the same emotional expressions that they recognize in others, as illustrated by these smiles. This evidence supports Darwin’s suggestion that emotional expression is inherited. Contemporary Perspectives on Brain and Behavior Where do modern students of the brain stand on the perspectives of mentalism, dualism, and materialism? In his influential book, The Organization of Behavior, published in 1949, psychologist Donald O.
Thus, the unequal ability of individual organisms to survive and reproduce is related to the different genes they inherit from their parents and pass on to their offspring. By the same token, similar characteristics within or between species are usually due to similar genes. For instance, genes that produce the nervous system in different animal species tend to be very similar. genotype Particular genetic makeup of an individual. epigenetics Differences in gene expression related to environment and experience.
This came about in part after the publication of my article. To my surprise, it was reprinted in many different publications, copied, and handed out to thousands of survivors and families. It brought me an enormous outpouring of letters, phone calls, and personal visits that continue to this day. . The catastrophic effect of my injury was such that I was shattered and then remolded by the experience, and I emerged from it a profoundly different person with a different set of convictions, values, and priorities.
An Introduction to Brain and Behavior (4th Edition) by Bryan Kolb, Ian Q. Whishaw