Psychology 110 Notes 10

Psychology 110 Notes 10 -...

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Genes, Behavior and Selective Breeding 17:44 Adaption theme Genes   generations (changes take place by necessity in generations.) Learning   lifetimes Selection by consequence   behavior emerges. Environment helps/hurts it. Naturalism – natural v. supernatural causation. All things are caused to happen – each even has events that precede it. (Naturalism) Mechanisms describe the lawful progression of events. Uniformitarianism instructs us to seek explanations based on processes we can observe  today. James Hutton – let’s see what’s happening today to see what can explain earlier events   volcanism, which at the time opposed catastrophism. Naturalism is required for scientific thoughts and processes. Evolution by Natural selection – Charles Darwin Traits (physical characteristics, including mental ones) are heritable. Struggle for existence – limited resources result in competition – not all 
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course PSYC 110 taught by Professor Roberthampton during the Fall '11 term at Emory.

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