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1 B IOLOGICAL A PPROACH I Behavioral Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology BIOLOGICAL APPROACH I: ROADMAP Introduction Personality and Constitution Temperament Model Behavioral Genetics Evolution and Human Behavior INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOLOGICAL APPROACH Biological Creatures Two main areas of Biological Approach Genetic Determinates of Personality Behavioral Genetics Evolutionary Psychology Complex Biological Systems producing Human Behavior
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2 PERSONALITY AND CONSTITUTION Hippocrates and Galen Humor Temperament Characteristic Black Bile Melancholic gloomy, pessimistic, sad (Depressed) Yellow Bile Choleric bad tempered, irritable (Irritable) Blood Sanguine cheerful, passionate (Optimistic) Phlegm Phlegmatic sluggish, unemotional (Calm) PERSONALITY & CONSTITUTION Phrenology (Franz Joseph Gall) TEMPERAMENT MODEL Aspects of Temperament Individual differences Present in early life Heritable basis Emotionality / Emotional arousal Implications
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3 TEMPERAMENT MODEL EAS Model (Buss & Plomin) Activity Level Vigor Tempo Sociability Emotionality TEMPERAMENT MODEL Other temperaments? Impulsivity Temperament–Personality Relationship BEHAVIORAL GENETICS Definition: study of inheritance of behavioral qualities Human Genetics 30,000 to 40,000 genes on 23 chromosome pairs 99% + are identical in humans
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4 BEHAVIORAL GENETICS
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