5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- y chromosome
- evolutionary psychology
- a giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly
- b threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the genes
- c the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
- d the sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.
- e every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The proportion of variation among individuals that we can attribute to genes. The heritability of a trait may vary, depending on the range of populations and environments studied.
- the sex chromosome found in both men and women. females have two x chromosomes; males have one. an x chromosome from each parent produces a female child
- the subfield of biology that studies the molecular structure and function of genes
- the complete instructions for making an organism, consisting of all the genetic material in that organism's chromosomes
- twins who develop from separate eggs. They are genetically no closer than brothers and sisters, but they share a fetal environment
5 True/False Questions
gener schema theory → theory that children learn from their cultures a concept of what it means to be male and female and that they adjust their behaviors accordingly
DNA → a set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave
identical twins → twins who develop from separate eggs. They are genetically no closer than brothers and sisters, but they share a fetal environment
temperament → a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
social learning theory → the theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished