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3GenesEnhanced - Myers PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 3 The...

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Unformatted text preview: Myers PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 3 The Nature and Nurture Of Behavior James A. McCubbin, PhD Clemson University Worth Publishers 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 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 Genes: Their Location and Composition Nucleus Chromosome Gene Cell DNA 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 Evolutionary Psychology...
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