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Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology Module 6
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Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences _____________ People who study our differences and weigh the relative effects of heredity and environment
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Twin Studies A number of studies have looked at _________ raised __________ and have found a number a number of similarities
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Differences between ________ twins are greater than __________ twins
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Opposed to twin studies, __________ studies suggest that _________ tend to be __________ from their __________ parents and siblings Does parenting have an effect?
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____________ A person’s stable emotional reactivity and intensity. Identical twins express similar _________, suggesting heredity creates predisposition.
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Unformatted text preview: __________ 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? _____________ Studies why we as humans are alike. In particular it studies the _________ of behavior and mind using the principles of natural selection _____________ An evolutionary process through which adaptive traits are passed on to ongoing generations because they lead animals to reproduce and survive Human Traits Human Sexuality Mating Preferences...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Matchock,robert during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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