Chapter 3 - Myers PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter3...

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Myers’ PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 3    The Nature and Nurture Of Behavior Slides adapted from J. A. McCubbin, Clemson University, Worth Publishers
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Genes: Our Biological Blueprint Chromosomes threadlike structures made of DNA that  contain the genes DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) complex molecule containing the genetic  information that makes up the chromosomes has two strands-forming a “double helix”--held  together by bonds between pairs of  nucleotides
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Genes: Our Biological Blueprint Genes biochemical units of heredity that make up the  chromosomes a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a  protein Genome the complete instructions for making an  organism consisting of all the genetic material in its  chromosomes
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Genes: Their Location and Composition Nucleus Chromosome Gene Cell DNA
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Evolutionary Psychology Natural Selection the principle that, among the range of inherited  trait variations, those that lead to increased  reproduction and survival will most likely be  passed on to succeeding generations Mutations random errors in gene replication that lead to a  change in the sequence of nucleotides the source of all genetic diversity
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY Psyc1000 taught by Professor Ronnyoung during the Spring '10 term at UOIT.

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Chapter 3 - Myers PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter3...

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