- Are parents' genes at war? // New Scientist;05/03/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2080, p38
Discusses parental gene warfare theory wherein genes are active only when inherited from a parent of a particular sex. Development of theory by David Haig and Tom Moore in 1991; Mechanism of gene imprinting.
- Genetic Counseling: A New Perspective. Valverde, Kathleen D. // Journal of Genetic Counseling;Aug2002, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p285
Recounts the author's experiences as a genetic counselor. Entry into the field of genetic counseling; Defining moment as a genetic counselor; Author's experience of giving birth to a genetically abnormal baby; Reflections on the author's experiences as a genetic counselor.
- Genetic Counselor or Patient–Who Am I Today? Keilman, Kristina // Journal of Genetic Counseling;Aug2002, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p289
Recounts the author's experiences as a genetic counselor and as a parent whose child has possible Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Acceptance of daughter's condition; Impact of parenting experience on genetic counseling work; Reflections on the author's experiences.
- prepotent. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1883
A definition of the term "prepotent," which refers to the power of a parent to transmit genetic characteristics to his or her offspring, is presented.
- The Parent Conundrum: TRACKING THE REAL LAWS OF INHERITANCE. Perina, Kaja // Psychology Today;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p3
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Christopher Badcock on the behavior of the X chromosome and another by Rebecca Webber on the factors that contribute to siblings excelling in the same field.
- Genetic ability and intergenerational earnings mobility. Haoming Liu; Jinli Zeng // Journal of Population Economics;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p75
This paper examines the role of genetic ability in generating the strong positive intergenerational earnings correlation observed in the USA. We compare the intergenerational wage and earnings elasticities of adopted children with these of non-adopted children. Because adopted childrenâ€™s...
- Genes and families in the media: Implications of genetic discourse for constructions of the 'family'. Crabb, Shona; Augoustinos, Martha // Health Sociology Review;Oct2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p303
Many critics have previously examined the ways in which the pervasive construction of the family in Western nations - that of the heterosexual nuclear family - is normalised and naturalised in a range of contexts. This paper examines discourses of genetics and the 'family' in a series of UK...
- THE CONVERSATION. // Atlantic;Oct2011, Vol. 308 Issue 3, p10
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the July/August 2011 issue including "How to Land Your Kid in Therapy," by Lori Gottlieb, "The Brain on Trial," by David Eagleman, and "The Triumph of New-Age-Medicine," by David H. Freedman.
- Remembered Parental Bonding in Adult Twins: Genetic and Environmental Influences. Lichtenstein, Paul; Ganiban, Jody; Neiderhiser, Jenae M.; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Hansson, Kjell; Cederblad, Marianne; Elthammar, Olof; Reiss, David // Behavior Genetics;Jul2003, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p397
One common assumption in psychology is the impact of parenting and parent-child relationships on the child's adjustment throughout the life span. Studies have indicated that there are genetic influences on memories of parenting, but how these influences are mediated has not typically been...