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

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Unformatted text preview: Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology Module 6 Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences _____________ People who study our differences and weigh the relative effects of heredity and environment Twin Studies A number of studies have looked at _________ raised __________ and have found a number a number of similarities Differences between ________ twins are greater than __________ twins Opposed to twin studies, __________ studies suggest that _________ tend to be __________ from their __________ parents and siblings Does parenting have an effect? ____________ A persons stable emotional reactivity and intensity. Identical twins express similar _________, suggesting heredity creates predisposition. __________ The extent to which the differences among people are attributable to genes Gene-Environment Interaction Genes can influence traits which affect responses, and environment can affect gene activity ______________ A branch extension of behavior genetics that asks the question, do genes influence behavior?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Matchock,robert during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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