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9/16/05 1. Twin Studies and concordance research a. Identical Twins i. Same egg and sperm ii. Splitting of the fertilized egg iii. 100% sharing of genes iv. Monozygotic (MZ) v. If one twin has Schizophrenia, than the chance the other twin has Schizophrenia is 48% b. Fraternal Twins i. 2 eggs that are fertilized by 2 different sperm ii. 50% sharing of genes iii. If one twin has Schizophrenia, than the chance the other twin has Schizophrenia is 17% 2. Phenious Gage a. 9/14/1838 b. Changed the course of psychology forever c. Rod went through his cheek and exited through his skull d. Survived for 12 years e. Completely different man i. Was serious, hard working, energetic ii. After, he became childish, couldn’t carry out simple functions f. The rod that went through his head went between the new brain and the old brain i. Split them in two eliminating the connection between the 2 brains ii. He only could use the old brain 1. Made him regress back to primate behavior g.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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