Psychology In depth Presentation1 Genes and Epigenome for posting

Psychology In depth Presentation1 Genes and Epigenome for posting

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Psychology In Depth:   Psychology, genetics and  epigenetics A) Genes as blueprints B) Epigenetics C) Care Taking D) Rett Syndrome
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Genes as blueprints Mendelian inheritance Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Gene Genotype Phenotype
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Genes as blueprints Complex inheritance even for simple things  such as eye color Check out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_color#Eye_color_chart_.28Martin-Sch Point is that even that the inheritance of eye color is  complex;  inheritance of behavior and psychology is  much more complex   
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Genes as Blueprints Genes and environment: A single system Genes and environment: A two-way street Passive interaction Evocative (or reactive) interaction Active interaction
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Genes as blueprints Heritability, not inheritability Twin studies Monozygotic (identical) Dizygotic (fraternal) Adoption studies Example:  Type 1 and Type 2 Alcoholismmplexity . .
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