the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior and personality traits
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.
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:
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:
Children's tendency to classify toys and songs as either masculine or feminine is most likely to facilitate the process of: