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Specific Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Attention

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 9 addresses the complex issues that face research on neurodevelopmental disorders. These include the complexities of gene expression and taxonomies of cognitive processes, shared phenotypes, ... More


Genomic Designation: How Genetics Creates New Medical Conditions

Daniel Navon

in Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638096
eISBN:
9780226638126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638126.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter introduces the concept “genomic designation”: the practice of delineating and diagnosing medical conditions strictly according to genetic mutations. Genomic designation emerged in the ... More


Assembling a New Kind of Person

Daniel Navon

in Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638096
eISBN:
9780226638126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638126.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In order to illustrate how advocates are mobilizing mutations today, this chapter delves into the patient advocacy network organized around 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Activists still face a range of ... More


Genes and Atypical Attention

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 3 introduces the six core neurodevelopmental disorders and their genetic origins. The genetics of four disorders (Fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and 22q11 deletion ... More


Mutations in the Clinic: Reframing Illness and Redirecting Medical Practice

Daniel Navon

in Mobilizing Mutations: Human Genetics in the Age of Patient Advocacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638096
eISBN:
9780226638126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638126.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Knowing that a patient has a genetic mutation can decisively change their medical care. This chapter shows how experts and advocates strive to reorient clinical evaluation and treatment around ... More


Advances in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders: An Introduction

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This introductory chapter emphasizes the importance of rooting research in an interdisciplinary framework that can investigate attention across multiple levels: genetic, brain, cognitive, and ... More


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