Unformatted text preview: scores. The Bell Curve: Normal distribution using standard deviation as the unit of measure The Fertile field (sunlight and seed) analogy: The Minnesota Twins Study: Identical twin reared together, strong correlation of intelligence/reared apart less correlation/fraternal together is less/ sibling together is less/ apart is less/ Adoption Studies: Assess hereditary influence by examining the resemblance between adopted children and both their biological and their adoptive parents. Studies have been inconclusive about the relative importance of heredity in intelligence....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course PSY 102 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Spring '10 term at North Country Community College.
- Spring '10