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  1. natural selection
  2. genome
  3. role
  4. gender identity
  5. interaction
  1. a one's sense of being male or female
  2. b the complete instructions for making an organism, consisting of all the genetic material in that organism's chromosomes
  3. c the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those that lead to increased reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations
  4. d the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)
  5. e a set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
  2. a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
  3. the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior
  4. 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. the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.

5 True/False Questions

  1. heritabilitya random error in gene replication that leads to a change

          

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

          

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

          

  4. aggressionany physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy

          

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

          

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