9-14 - • The FamilyStudy ◦ Twin Studies ▪ take a set who were raised together ▪ another set who were raised apart ▪ compare Brain

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Chapter 3 child's phenotype it's what you see Child's Environment Nurture What parents act like, siblings?, poverish?, etc. Genes sections of the chromosomes Chromosomes composed of genes thread like DNA Male Disadvantage Colorblindness example know slide 28 about the male disadvantage Interaction between genes and environment (NATURE VS NURTURE) Plant elevation example (nurture) PKU With early diagnosis it can be treated and cured If not diagnosed they will be retarded MAOA gene gene and environment plays effect The Active Child effecting their own development by their actions own dislikes and likes Loving propellers is normal Behavior Genetics (study of nature vs nurture) Galton was the founder of this study wanted to know why people are so different Behavioral geneticists believe it is multifactorial
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Unformatted text preview: • The FamilyStudy ◦ Twin Studies ▪ take a set who were raised together ▪ another set who were raised apart ▪ compare Brain Devolpment approximately 18 weeks after conception you're born you have all of your neurons • Neuron (know these) ◦ Nucleus ◦ Axon ▪ Covered by myelin Sheath ◦ Synapse ▪ space between neurons ▪ Where the info is sent ▪ the connection ◦ Mylen Sheath ▪ it helps it from being distracted ▪ more mature matter ◦ White matter ▪ more mature matter ▪ Mylen Sheath and axon ▪ insulates where the matter is going ▪ speed ◦ Gray Matter ▪ less mature matter ▪ cell bodies ▪ dendrites • Cerebral Cortex ◦ study this ◦ know it ◦ its in the recording...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 307 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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9-14 - • The FamilyStudy ◦ Twin Studies ▪ take a set who were raised together ▪ another set who were raised apart ▪ compare Brain

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