CH 3 intro bb

CH 3 intro bb - • Natural Selection • Adaptive...

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CH3: NATURE, NURTURE, AND HUMAN DIVERSITY
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Genes Chromosomes DNA How genes affect behavior Proteins Polygenic influence Genotype Phenotype
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Behavior Genetics Heritability Selective Breeding Human Studies Family studies, confounding variables Twin studies Identical and fraternal twins Confounding variables Adoption Studies Adopted twins Confounding variables
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Interpreting Behavior Genetics Findings Group Differences Heredity and Environment Interact Environmental influences on human behavior
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Gene-Environment Interactions Environment acts on genes Affects if genes are expressed Affects how genes are expressed Genes act on environment Passive genotype-environment correlations Evocative genotype-environment correlations Active genotype-environment correlations
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Evolutionary Psychology
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Unformatted text preview: • Natural Selection • Adaptive Behaviors – Depends on environment • Gender – Mating strategies • Short-term vs long-term • Evidence – Mating preferences • Evaluating Evolutionary Psychology • BIOLOGY DOES NOT DICTATE BEHAVIOR Parents, Peers, Culture • Parents and early experience – Enrichment and the brain • Siblings • Peers • Culture – Norms – Individualist and Collectivist Cultures The Nature and Nurture of Gender • Sex chromosomes • Hormones • Physiological differences • Sexual attitudes • Aggression • Cognition • Gender and social power • Gender and connectedness • Gender roles – Social role theory – Social learning theory – Gender schema theory • Culture and sexual values Biopsychosocial Model...
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