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Unformatted text preview: o Neither do identical twins Risk of schizophrenia Brain activity o Dont be so quick to believe theres a gene for sexual orientation, anxiety, risk-taking, etc. Genes dont cause behavior. The environment influences a genes activity. o Gene (a stretch of DNA) produces a protein, not a behavior/emotion/thought. o Proteins compose neurotransmitters and hormones which produce tendencies for responding to stimuli. So genes dont code for specific behaviors/abilities/thoughts. o They produce predispositions for how an organism interacts with environment....
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