Lecture 4 - Nature vs. Nurture I. Better Baby Institute a....

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Nature vs. Nurture I. Better Baby Institute a. Glenn Doman b. Says intelligence is all environment, no genetics c. Could be critical periods like language and motor development i. But cultured things maybe not innate d. Increased brain growth if increased stimulation? i. Rat brains bigger if stimulated early ii. Looking at normal environment and extreme deprivation e. Ideal environment i. Kids give you cues ii. Be sensitive to them! f. Media i. Dr. Phil ii. Dr. Laura iii. Be leery of them and their expertise II. Nature a. Genotype i. Actually genetic info b. Phenotype i. What actually is expressed from info c. Interaction between genotype and phenotype produces person d. How much is genotype and how much is phenotype? e. Temperament f. Genetic Variability i. Meiosis 1. Independent Assortment 2. Crossing Over ii. Mutations iii. Abnormalities 1. Deletions 2. Copy Errors III. Phenotype a. Expressing Genotypes b. Epigenetic View i. To be expressed, must interact with environment that changes over
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