lecture 17 - 1. Causes of differences in intelligence a....

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1. Causes of differences in intelligence a. Environment-similar experiences and surroundings b. Genetics-heredity i. Identical twins have almost identical intelligence (in same household) 1. Very similar in different households c. Genes matters more than environment i. Genetic influences 1. Heritability a. The proportion of variation among individuals that we can attribute to genes b. Variability depends on range of populations and environments studied 2. Adopted children are very similar to the intelligence levels of their birth parents d. Schooling effect i. School influences IQ e. Flynn Effect i. Intelligence test performance has been rising 2. Emotion a. A state of mind b. Response to our surroundings c. Puzzles of emotions i. Rioting after sporting events…why? 1. After big games 2. Tailgate 3. Loss or wins?
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a. Something about the emotion of the game that elicits a riot ii. Emotions = facial expressions 1. Expresses what is internal about the emotion 2. Facial expressions – external, objective display of emotion
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