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Unformatted text preview: Nature, Nurture, and Human Diversity Behavior Genetics: Predicting Individual Differences Behavior Geneticists study our differences and weigh the relative effects of heredity and environment. Genes: Our Codes for Life Chromosomes containing DNA ( deoxyribonucleic acid ) are situated in the nucleus of a cell. Genes: Our Codes for Life Segments within DNA consist of genes that make proteins to determine our development. Twin and Adoption Studies Studying the effects of heredity and environment on two sets of twins, identical and fraternal, has come in handy. Separated Twins Studies compared identical twins reared separately from birth, or close thereafter, and found numerous similarities. Separated Twins Personality, Intelligence Abilities, Attitudes Interests, Fears Brain Waves, Heart Rate Biological Versus Adoptive Relatives Adoption studies, as opposed to twin studies, suggest...
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