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Unformatted text preview: 2007-10-23December Exam: Chapters 1-8 and Appendix – Monday, December 10th, 9am-12pmTA Presentation Nov. 1st in classBehavioural Genetics•The complex interaction of genotype and environment in determining who we are•Research on IQ as an illustration of the exploration of the heritability of human traitsThe Human Evolutionary Future•Dr. Oliver Curry, LSE – FinPost 19Oct•By 3000: Average height – 6ft, 6inches, live to 120, have all brown skin•Change in physical characteristics – sexual selectionoTwo classes of people – upper and lower class•Lose social skills; decline physically because of over-reliance on technologyHuman Mating Systems•Polygamy – many females•Monogamy – one female•Relative instrument for successful reproduction and survival of children•Biology should not determine social or educational policies•Principle of equity of opportunity and treatment above individual or group...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course PSYCH 1000 taught by Professor Atkinson during the Spring '09 term at UWO.
- Spring '09