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  1. evolutionary psychology
  2. temperament
  3. DNA
  4. social learning theory
  5. testosterone
  1. a a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
  2. b the theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished
  3. c the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
  4. d a complex molecule containing the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes
  5. e the most important of the male sex hormones. Both males and females have it, but the additional testosterone in males stimulates the growth of the male sex organs in the fetus and the development of the male sex characteristics during puberty. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 130)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. one's sense of being male or female
  2. giving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
  3. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
  4. the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior
  5. every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us

5 True/False Questions

  1. interactionthe effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)

          

  2. gender rolea set of expected behaviors for males and for females

          

  3. fraternal twinstwins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms

          

  4. rolea set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave

          

  5. culturea set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave

          

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