Oct 6 - Genetics

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Thursday, October 6, 2011 Genetics Gene Action Polygenetic Effects Next Time: Heritability Scan: p. 117 – 123 How do genes “work”? What is the outcome with recessive genes? How is more complex behaviour coded? WE WOULD EXPECT A 1-YEAR-OLD CHILD TO RECOVER FROM TRAUMATIC BRAIN DAMAGE MORE QUICKLY THAN AN ADULT. WHY? a. Young children have stronger immune systems b. Young children have more synapses c. Young children have smaller brains d. Adults engage in riskier behaviour e. Adults are less lateralized Right-handed Split Brain Patient HTTP :// CWX . PRENHALL . COM / BOOKBIND / PUBBOOKS / MORRIS 2/ CHAPTER 2/ MEDIALIB / SUMMARY /6. HTML Be able to identify what a split brain patient is able to see Genetics of Behaviour Nature – something we’re born with vs. Nurture – something we learn 1
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Thursday, October 6, 2011 Genes: Strand-like molecules of DNA Linked on chromosomes Karyotype: Genetic Blueprint Human: 23 pairs 22 Autosomes
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