Unformatted text preview: home kids could both inherit athletic genes, and be strongly influenced by the active environment -ex: extrovert vs. introvert personality; eating habits; etc. 2. Active we seek out environments for ourselves that are compatible for our genetic makeup-ex: choosing activities to be involved in; types of friends/relationships; travelling; type of education-Parents may do so for young children, but we make our own decisions as we age 3. Evocative a person’s genetically-influence traits affect they way that other people treat him or her-The extent to which a trait is displayed affects the way people treat you, which is a large component of your environment-ex: appearance/attractiveness (even affects the way mothers treat their children); sports ability; sociability-There is a change in influence across development of the 3 genotype-environment correlations a. Passive – decreases with age b. Active – increases with age c. Evocative – remains constant with age...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2010 for the course PSYC 325 taught by Professor Juliehubbard during the Spring '10 term at University of Delaware.
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