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G is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement

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Description for G is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement Paperback. G is for Genes summariezes the latest research and explores, in a scientific and non-political way, what genetic research means for schools, and for the choices parents have to make about their children's education. Series: Understanding Children's Worlds. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; JNC; PSAK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 230 x 10. Weight in Grams: 280.

G is for Genes shows how a dialogue between geneticists and educationalists can have beneficial results for the education of all children—and can also benefit schools, teachers, and society at large.

 

  • Draws on behavioral genetic research from around the world, including the UK-based Twins’ Early Development Study (TEDS), one of the largest twin studies in the world
  • Offers a unique viewpoint by bringing together genetics and education, disciplines with a historically difficult relationship
  • Shows that genetic influence is not the same as genetic determinism and that the environment matters at least as much as genes
  • Designed to spark a public debate about ... Read more
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Product Details

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Series
Understanding Children's Worlds
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781118482810
SKU
V9781118482810
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Kathryn Asbury
Kathryn Asbury is a Lecturer in the Centre for Psychology in Education at the University of York, UK.  She has published widely on the influence of home and school environments on children’s achievement, behavior, and wellbeing. Robert Plomin is the Professor of Behavioural Genetics at the MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King’s College London, UK.  He ... Read more

Reviews for G is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement
"G is for Genes is a controversial book and this is exactly why it certainly makes an interesting reading." (Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical And Molecular Teratology, 15 December 2014) "This is a most important book for educationists, teachers, psychologists, parents and learners." (South West Review, 1 June 2014 "G is for Genes is an ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for G is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement


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