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Statistical Strategies for Modeling Gene × Environment Interactions in Longitudinal Cohort Studies

Bhramar Mukherjee, Yin-Hsiu Chen, Yi-An Ko, Zihuai He, Seunggeun Lee, Min Zhang, and Sung Kyun Park

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

In this chapter, Mukherjee and colleagues highlight the importance of longitudinal research designs and statistical models to investigate G x E relationships. The chapter provides a history of a ... More


Assessing Student Learning

Rena Levitt, Ari Bader-Natal, and Vicki Chandler

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes the tools and procedures we have developed to assess students’ intellectual progress at Minerva. These tools and procedures rely on six design principles: implement learning ... More


The Influence of Economic Factors on First Marriage in Historical Europe and Asia

Tommy Bengtsson

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the role of economic factors in first marriage in seven locations in pre-industrial Europe and Asia using a two-generation theory, which also takes socioeconomic class into ... More


Cumulative Gene × Environment Influences on Neurobehavioral Development in Humans and Nonhuman Primates

Fatima Umber Ahmed and Erin Loraine Kinnally

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

In this chapter Ahmed and Kinnally provide some longitudinal examples and illustrations of how G x E influences may be studied with regard to neurobehavioral (brain) development in human and ... More


Empirical Methodology

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines issues relating to empirical methodology and hypothesis testing. Because data on parents, children, and siblings are observational, hypotheses testing has proved difficult. This ... More


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