Intro to Genetics
Genes + Environment = influence on individual development.
o Nature vs. Nurturehow much influence do they really have.
o Not a straight forward equation, many things can contribute to an individuals
success when they have a disorder
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
#1 leading cause of intellectual disability
o Epicanthal folds: fold on inside of eyes.
o Flat nasal bridge
o Flat palpebral fissures
o Railroad track ears
o Upturned nose
o Smooth philtrum (above upper lip) no crease
Intro Behavioral deficits with a (believed) genetic component.
Linkage analysis: co-occurrence with genetic factors and behavioral outcomes.
Family related, studies full genome, BUT weak statistical power.
Association analysis: co-occurre