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Unformatted text preview: What are hox genes and what do they do ? small group of genes that set up a body plan How do our genes operate ? How does the makeup of a promoter affect our mental or physical development ? turn on and turned off at certain ages: language- easier at younger age when promoter is turned on. It becomes harder to learn a language as we grow older because the promoters are turned off. Why we turn out the way we do examples : 1. Language 2. Love 3. Antisocial behavior Page 2 of 2 4. Homosexuality The Bottom Line...
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- Spring '08