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10/26 1. Nature/Nurture and IQ a. 2 extreme views i. Your IQ is strictly a product of what has been given to you 1. Genetic endowment 2. You share many genes with your parents 3. Twin studies a. Identical Twins i. 100% identical in their genetic make-up ii. One twin’s IQ should reflect perfectly the others IQ iii. .87 correlation coefficient iv. If separated at birth 1. .75 correlation coefficient b. Fraternal Twins i. 50% identical in their genetic make-up ii. .56 correlation coefficient ii. IQ has nothing to do with heredity, just environment and experience 1. Your intelligence is totally a function of your environment b. Correlation i. Definition 1. 2 things that tend to occur together at the same time but not necessarily related ii. Correlation coefficient 1. Mathematical figure 2. 1.00 a. Perfect correlation between yours and your biological parents IQ i. 1 predicts another 3. 0.50 a. Parents with high IQ give children highly stimulated environment b. Same in reverse 4. 0.00 a. No association between yours and your biological
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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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