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Modules 6 & 7 - Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary...

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Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology Module 6
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Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences _____________ People who study our differences and weigh the relative effects of heredity and environment
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Twin Studies A number of studies have looked at _________ raised __________ and have found a number a number of similarities
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Differences between ________ twins are greater than __________ twins
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Opposed to twin studies, __________ studies suggest that _________ tend to be __________ from their __________ parents and siblings Does parenting have an effect?
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____________ A person’s stable emotional reactivity and intensity. Identical twins express similar _________, suggesting heredity creates predisposition.
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__________ The extent to which the differences among people are attributable to genes
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Gene-Environment Interaction Genes can influence traits which affect responses, and environment can affect gene activity
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______________ A branch extension of behavior genetics that asks the question, do genes influence behavior?
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_____________ Studies why we as humans are alike. In particular it studies the _________ of behavior and mind using the principles of natural selection
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