25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

Cross-Cutting Theme Program

Cultural Neuroscience: Connecting Culture, Brain, and Genes

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 2:35 PM - 3:05 PM
Thurgood Marshall Ballroom West

Cultural beliefs and practices may influence brain mechanisms through plastic modification of neural connectivity, gene expression, and gene selection. By connecting culture, brain, and genes, this hypothesis has the potential of overcoming the traditional nature-nurture dichotomy. I will summarize available evidence for this emerging field and suggest promising future directions.

This is part of the Biological Bases of Social Behavior Theme Program.

 
Subject Area: Biological Bases of Social Behavior

Shinobu Kitayama

Shinobu Kitayama
University of Michigan


 
Subject Area: Biological Bases of Social Behavior

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