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Nature vs. Nurture
Controversy as to which has more effect, genetics or the environment when attempting to explain human behavior
Common sequence of nucleotide letters that are within human DNA a profile that makes us human
Look for patterns of inheritance of genetic markers in large families in which a particular condition is common
A segment of DNA that varies among individuals and has a known location on a chromosome and can function as a genetic land mark for a gene involved in a physical or mental condition.
Molecular structure and function of genes (identify the specific genes that influence behavior)
The idea that traits that help lead to increased survival or reproduction will most likely be passed on to future generation.
Concordance (Concordance Rates)
The degree o similarity in pairs of twins with respect to the presence of absence of a particular disease or trait.
-Share Personality Traits
_Identical twins are much more similar than fraternal twins
New York Longitudinal Study
(Chess and Thomas 1996)
EAsy going children: 40%
- playful and respond positively to new stimuli
-react negatively to new situations or people, irritable disposition, difficult time establishing sleeping and eating schedules.
-inhibited children low activity levels, avoid novel stimuli, require more time to adjust, react to unfamiliar situations by becoming withdrawn.
Social Learning Theory
We learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punsihed
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