the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior and personality traits
a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a specific protein
the threadlike structures that contain genes
Compared to identical twins, fraternal twins are______.
less likely to be the same sex and less likely to be similar in extraversion.
studies of identical twins who had been reared apart most clearly highlight the importance of _____ in personality development.
Adoptive parents are most likely to influence the _____ of their adoptive children.
An infant's temperament refers most directly to its______.
In order to estimate trait heritability, researchers are most likely to make use of _______.
An African butterfly that is green in the summer turns brown in the fall thanks to a temperature controlled genetic switch. This best illustrates that genes are _______.
the unique temperaments of children evoke predictable responses from their caregivers. This best illustrates the _____ of nature and nurture.
The reproductive advantage enjoyed by organisms best suited to a specific ecological niche is known as:
greater reproductive potential
evolutionary psychologists would be most likely to attribute gender differences in attitudes toward casual sex to the fact that men have _____ than do women.
Evolutionary psychologists would be most likely to predict that men will marry women who are ___ than they are.
A stimulating environment is most likely to facilitate the development of a child's:
a selection effect
Kids choose peers who share their own attitudes and interests as their friends. This illustrates:
the enduring traditions, ideas, attitudes, and behaviors shard by a large group of people and transmitted form 1 generation to the next define their:
The practice of covering your mouth when you cough best illustrates the impact of:
A willingness to switch jobs and move from one part of the country to another best illustrates one of the consequences of:
People living in a culture that promotes collectivism are more likely than those in individualists culture to report experiencing:
one would not observe unusually high rates of divorce in cultures that promote:
the prenatal development of the external male sex organs is stimulated by:
Gender roles refers to:
a set of expected behaviors for males and females
Gender identity refers to:
the sense of being male or female
Children's tendency to classify toys and songs as either masculine or feminine is most likely to facilitate the process of:
An integrated understanding of gender differences in behavior in terms of gender roles, sex hormones, and individual expectations regarding gender appropriate behavior is most clearly provided by: