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    Introduction to Psychology Class 6:  Nature and Nurture Myers: Pages 75-85, 90-93 June 20 th , 2006
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    Definition Nature : Genetic and various inborn biological  factors Nurture : Any non-genetic/ environmental factor      - Prenatal environment     - Early experience     - Peer influence     - Culture Behavior Genetics:  The study of the relative  power and limits of genetic and environmental  influences on behavior
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    Classification Predominantly                                           genetic   - Eye color, blood type Predominantly                              environmental   - Language, religion Interactional  - Height, weight, skin color, IQ test results
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    Phenotype, Genotype The  phenotype
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Unformatted text preview: of an organism is its total physical appearance and constitution or a trait or a behavior The genotype of an organism is the specific genetic makeup in the form of DNA Heritability Genotype + Environment Phenotype Twin Studies: Identical twins (MZ) have the same genotype and fetal environment and so differences are solely due to environmental factors HERITABILITY Schizophrenia So it is highly heritable But the environment is important - Stress - Urbanization Hutchinson & Haasen (2004) study of W. European immigrants Nurture may be a trigger to express nature IQ Gender John or Joan?...
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