5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- gener schema theory
- a a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
- b a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
- c theory that children learn from their cultures a concept of what it means to be male and female and that they adjust their behaviors accordingly
- d the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)
- e in psychology, the biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which people define male and female
5 Multiple choice questions
- the buffer zone we like to maintain around our bodies
- an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior
- the sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.
- one's sense of being male or female
- giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly
5 True/False questions
evolutionary psychology → the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
genome → the biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes; a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein
heritability → The proportion of variation among individuals that we can attribute to genes. The heritability of a trait may vary, depending on the range of populations and environments studied.
gender role → a set of expected behaviors for males and for females
environment → every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us