Heredity and Hormones

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Heredity and Hormones Tamra Loper May 13, 2010 BEH/225 Karis Barnett
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For many years psychologist have been unable to agree whether people’s behavior has to do with nature or nurture. Some believe that genes and heredity play a major part on people’s behavior. Then some believe that environment and experience plays a part in the way that people behave. Then there are the contemporary psychologists who think that this debate is artificial, they feel that both the genes and environment shape the human behavior. Behavior genetics focuses on which heredity accounts for a person’s differences in their thinking and behavior. Evolutionary psychology mainly focuses on the evolutionary roots of the mental processes and behavior that everybody shares. These studies are very different, but they have a great influence on the study of heredity in human behavior. The endocrine system has a major part in helping coordinate and integrate the complex psychological reactions. The endocrine glands give out a chemical substance called hormones
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