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Learn the basics of epigenetics in this short reading course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Epigenetics short reading course

    • Introduction
  • 2

    Epigenetics Introduction

    • Epigenetics DOWNLOAD
    • Epigenetics Part 1
    • Epigenetics Part 1 Quiz
    • Epigenetics Part 2
    • Epigenetics Part 2 Quiz
    • Epigenetics Part 3
    • Epigenetics Part 3 Quiz
    • Epigenetics Part 4
    • Epigenetics Part 4 Quiz
  • 3

    Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment

    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment DOWNLOAD
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 1
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 1 Quiz
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 2
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 2 Quiz
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 3
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 3 Quiz
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 4
    • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment 4 Quiz
  • 4

    The Dogma-defying Discovery That Genes Learn From Experience

    • Epigenetics:The dogma-defying discovery that genes learn from experience. DOWNLOAD
    • Introduction
    • Introduction Quiz
    • Types of epigenetic modification
    • Types of epigenetic modification Quiz
    • The epigenetic impact of early maternal care
    • The epigenetic impact of early maternal care Quiz
    • Human studies looking at the epigenetic impact of the environment
    • Human studies looking at the epigenetic impact of the environment Quiz
    • Pharmacotherapeutics, enriching environments, and reversible epigenetic change
    • Pharmacotherapeutics, enriching environments, and reversible epigenetic change Quiz
    • The relevance of epigenetics for psychotherapy
    • The relevance of epigenetics for psychotherapy Quiz

About This Course

This short reading course will take you though the basics of epigenetics. You should have a sound understanding of the mechanisms and importance of how the environment can alter gene expression and what that means for you as a therapist.

  • Questions and 2 hour certificate at the end of the course.

  • Epigenetics from The Psychotherapist’s Essential Guide to the Brain - Matthew Dahlitz

  • Behavioral Epigenetics and Attachment – The New Science of Trust and Mistrust - Dr. Jonathan Baylin

  • Epigenetics:The dogma-defying discovery that genes learn from experience - Dr Haley Peckham

Instructor

Matthew Dahlitz

CEO The Science of Psychotherapy

Matthew Dahlitz

Matthew Dahlitz is both university trained and an autodidact whose knowledge spans across the arts, technology, psychology, neuroscience, emergency medicine, and business. He has studied psychology at the University of Queensland with a Master of Counselling degree specializing in neuropsychotherapy. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Neuropsychotherapist, has taught post-graduate courses in neuropsychotherapy, and is author of the book The Psychotherapists’s Essential Guide to the Brain. Matthew has also studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in both music technology and master of composition. He has scored for film and produced a number of albums of original music and played producer in a film production company. Matthew has also been an Advanced Care Paramedic for a decade, managed commercial property and property development projects in the tens of millions of dollars, founded the Age of Robots site that reports on the technology and the social and psychological impacts of this second machine age, and runs a media and publishing company with an emphasis on great story telling.

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