BEH225 Week 2 - Heredity and Hormones

BEH225 Week 2 - Heredity and Hormones - Heredity and...

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Heredity and Hormones 1 Heredity and Hormones: Influence on Human Behavior Your Name Here AXIA College of the University of Phoenix BEH 225 Instructor, Name Here Month and Day, 2009
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Heredity and Hormones 2 Influence: Heredity and Hormones on Human Behavior Debates on nature versus nurture are more likely to determine that genetics are the cause for human behavior. Increasingly, researchers are directing attention on the cohesion of genes and behavior; therefore, their tendency to follow a line of investigation on the influence of heredity on human behavior increases the belief that genetics is a major issue that influences physical behaviors. However, the lone fact of connection between genetics and behavior seems to be too simplistic to describe the complex process of human behavior. The factor of hormones’ influence on behavior is additionally identified; which brings into debate the reality of behavior being controlled exclusively by genetics. The endocrine system, connected to most of the other core systems of the body, is exceptionally active. The production and regulation of hormones is executed via the endocrine system. Hormones are chemical “couriers” inside of the human body that are able to generate particular reactions in cells or organs throughout a number of conflicting systems, thus permitting the endocrine system to lead processes such as development, reproduction, and
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