Part I. Genetics and Epigenetics
Based on your readings, please explain how you think genetics and epigenetics affects:
- us, as persons,
- how we view and interact with others,
- the kinds of perceptions and judgments we have about people, cultures, and
Question. How does the study of twins help us understand the nature-nurture controversy with respect
to intelligence better?
Answer. I believe that the study of twins can be very helpful in understanding the genetics & epigenetics
and nature and nurture e
Question: In one short paragraph (200 words or less), describe the general structure and function of
the nervous system.
Ans. General Structure of the nervous system:
The nervous system is divided into two major parts, central nervous system, and peripher
a) How does your society view independence and interdependence? b) What is the relationship of
independence to interdependence (and vice versa)?
Well, I live in a collectivist culture and my society always wanted independence hence they fought for it and
Question. Do you think that there may be senses which do not necessarily receive information only from the
environment, but rather from within us as well? (For example, how do you sense that you are hungry? If you
hold your breath, which sense senses that
1. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has been used to promote learning and change of behavior using
basic principles of behavior analysis. How might ABA be used in your own life? Provide at least one
2. What is the role of observational learning in