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Unformatted text preview: may not change in absolute amount, but if environmental factors decreased, genetic component becomes more important by default o You can do this for one trait on a time o Some traits have higher heritability coefficients than others Intelligence is high Average heritability of personality traits around .4 (40%) Have to be careful how we interpret this-Shared vs non-shared environment o 3 kinds of gene-environment interactions Reactive: same factor affects different people differently because of genetic difference Evocative: genetic makeup causes you to evoke reactions form your environment Selective: genetic makeup causes you to select certain environments Evolutionary Theory-...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2009 for the course PSY 257 taught by Professor Kwan during the Spring '09 term at Princeton.
- Spring '09