Unformatted text preview: would not take place.
• Environmental change does not cause the
“right” mutation; it only promotes natural
selection. Proximate and ultimate causes of behavior
cause An example of evolution in action: Sexual
• Females and males prefer certain
characteristics when choosing a mate.
• Parental investment also seems to determine
mating strategy. 3 PSYC 2010 (Dr. Escobar) Chapter 3 (part I) - Evolution and genetics Genes and
Behavior Genes and DNA
• Genes are hereditary units
located in the cell’s nucleus.
• Genes are made of DNA
(deoxyribonucleic acid). The
information contained in...
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