25 Aug Genetics & Human Agency Annual Meeting
Genetics & Human Agency held its annual meeting at the University of Virginia on May 11 and 12, 2017. Presentations based on research funded by the GHA covered genomics, gene-environment interplay, agency, and genetic determinism, among other topics. The research combined empirical science with a philosophical approach to behavior genetics, placing particular emphasis on human agency and personal responsibility. Presentations can be viewed following the links below.
Nurturing our Better Nature: Parsing the Roles of Heredity, Environment, and Volitional Cognitive Processes in Moral Character Development
Simulating Models of Development Under Plausible Gene-Environment Interplay
Daniel Briley and Jaime Derringer
Genetic Essentialist Biases of Judges Towards Offenders with Mental Disorders: The Exacerbation of Stigma and Potential Influences on Judicial Decisions
What is the Coherence Problem for GWAS? And what would a solution look like?