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5 Matching questions

  1. gender
  2. mutation
  3. temperament
  4. gener schema theory
  5. interaction
  1. a a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
  2. b a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
  3. 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
  4. d the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)
  5. e in psychology, the biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which people define male and female

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the buffer zone we like to maintain around our bodies
  2. an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior
  3. the sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.
  4. one's sense of being male or female
  5. 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

  1. evolutionary psychologythe study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.


  2. genomethe biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes; a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein


  3. heritabilityThe 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.


  4. gender rolea set of expected behaviors for males and for females


  5. environmentevery nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us


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