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Unformatted text preview: 10-28-10 B. Lower SES (which is correlated with race ) have more environmental risks , 1. Poor maternal health 2. High maternal anxiety 3. Low parental education 4. Head of house unemployed or unskilled job 5. Father absent 6. Family with more than 4 kids 7. More stressful events (illness, death, job loss) C. Low SES parents engage less in the parent-child interactions that promote language and other learning 1. Speak in response to babys verbalizations 2. Involved and responsive 3. Give frequent explanations for rules 4. Discuss complexities in world D. Genetic differences cause racial differences in IQ scores- (Most evidence does NOT support this) 1. Clarifying issue: score son IQ tests are influenced by both genes and environment . % = 50/50 Issue: if two groups differ in IQ scores, can you tell if its due to their different genes vs different environments? NO basis to say group differences are due to genetics 2. Evidence against genetic explanation a. Evidence for A, B, and C supports environmental explanation of...
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- Fall '08