Biological Bases (Dec. 1, 2010)

Somatotype somatotype 60ofinhibitedchildren

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Unformatted text preview: nder stress Higher muscle tension Higher right frontal cortex activation More allergies Inhibition Inhibition and ‘Somatotype’ ‘Somatotype’ 60% of inhibited children have blue eyes 60% of uninhibited children have brown eyes More kin of inhibited children have blue eyes; of uninhibited have brown Inhibited boys have narrow faces, thin builds High Motor Low Motor Predicting Predicting Inhibition Low Distress Low Reactive High Distress Distressed (40% of sample) (25% of sample) 50% uninhibited 14% inhibited 55% uninhibited 0% inhibited Aroused High Reactive (10% of sample) (25% of sample) 40% uninhibited 20% inhibited 24% uninhibited 40% inhibited Loehlin Loehlin & Nichols (1976) Studied 850 pairs of same‐sex twins who took the NMST in 1962 514 MZ pairs 41% 336 DZ pairs 58% Filled out personality and interest tests; parents completed questionnaire Loehlin Loehlin & Nichols (1976) CPI Scale Male Male MZ DZ h2 Female Female MZ DZ h2 .57 .12 .90 .49 .35 .28 Self‐Acceptance .42 .15 .54 .54 .36 .36 Sociability .50 .24 .52 .57 .28 .54 .54 .32 .43 .39 .44 .08 .55 .25 .60 .30 .12 .36 .56 .36 .36 .10 .40 .52 .53 .22 .62 .36 .10 .52 Dominance Responsibility Self‐Control Self‐Conce...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2012 for the course PSYCH 2b03 taught by Professor Dickday during the Spring '12 term at McMaster University.

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