Nature vs. Nurture—Genes, Health, and Disease
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Review the basic science of genetics and inheritance as a lead-in to the fascinating field of epigenetics. Grasp how genes are biologically expressed or “turned on” and how our behaviors and environment can alter our genetic material (for better or worse) within our lifetimes—alterations that can be passed on to subsequent generations.