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background image HUMD 300 Heredity and Conception Prenatal Development Birth and the Newborn Baby 09-06-2018 
background image Outline of chapter 2 The influence of heredity on development: the nature of nature Chromosomal and genetic abnormalities Heredity and the environment: nature versus nurture Conception: against all odds Infertility and assisted reproductive technology
background image The influence of heredity on development:  the nature of nature Chromosomes 46 chromosomes in 23 pairs Genes Regulates the traits 20,000-25,000 genes in a cell Segments of DNA
background image Mitosis and meiosis Cell division process by with growth occurs and tissues are replaced Genetic code is carried into new cells through mitosis Reduction division Sperm and ova are produced through meiosis
background image Identical and fraternal twins Monozygotic twins Dizygotic twins Dominant and recessive traits Table 2.1 (page 52)
background image Chromosomal and genetic abnormalities Down syndrome Sex-linked chromosomal abnormalities Klinefelter syndrome Turner syndrome Phenylketonuria (PKU) Huntington disease Sickle-cell anemia Tay-Sachs disease Cystic fibrosis (more on page 55, Table 2.3)
background image How to detect genetic or chromosomal  abnormalities Amniocentesis Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) Ultrasound  Blood tests
background image Nature vs. nurture Genotypes and phenotypes Shakespeare without literacy? Canalization Rolling à sitting up à crawling à creeping à standing up etc. Genetic-environmental correlation Passive correlation Evocative correlation Active correlation Epigenetic framework

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School: Radford University
Department: Human Development
Course: Human Growth and Development: Birth Through Adolescence
Term: Fall 2018
Name: Human Development Week 2 Notes
Description: Notes for week 2
Uploaded: 12/27/2018
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