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From nature to nurture, and back again.
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PMID:  18023009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gilbert Gottlieb's developmental theory views organismic development as a multilevel system involving ongoing transactions among different levels of organization. Here, I review his conception of development as it has been influenced historically and has guided several lines of empirical inquiry focusing on auditory communication in birds. Ecological factors are considered an important means of identifying possible nonlinear (i.e., subtle or nonobvious) forms of experience that play a significant role in species-typical development. Failure to consider such nonlinearities, along with obvious linear influences, undermines the developmental point of view that Gottlieb advocated as a means of teasing apart the intricate nature of organismic development.
David B Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental psychobiology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0012-1630     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev Psychobiol     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-26     Completed Date:  2008-03-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0164074     Medline TA:  Dev Psychobiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  770-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Communication
Birds / physiology
Genomic Imprinting
Psychological Theory*

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