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Chapter+3-+my+version+-+1st+10+sldes - Genes, Environment,...

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1 Genes, Environment, and Development Chapter 3
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2 Lecture Outline Evolutionary Perspectives about Human Development Individual Heredity Genetic Diagnosis and Counseling Individual Differences Genetic Research
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3 Species Heredity Genetic endowment Common to the species Governs maturation and aging Human examples Two eyes, sexual maturity at 12-14 yrs. Natural Selection: Genes allowing adaptation are passed on 0
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4 Evolution Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Species characteristics How they change over time Main Arguments: There is variation in a species Some genes aid in adaptation more than others Principle of natural selection Those that help will be passed on Those that do not help less likely to be passed on Basis for Evolutionary Psychology Kettlewell’s Moths: Genetic variability provides for adaptation 0
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5 Modern Evolutionary Perspectives
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course PSYCH 2311 taught by Professor Hines during the Spring '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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