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  1. y chromosome
  2. individualism
  3. molecular genetics
  4. interaction
  5. evolutionary psychology
  1. a giving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
  2. b the sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.
  3. c the subfield of biology that studies the molecular structure and function of genes
  4. d the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
  5. e the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior
  2. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
  3. any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy
  4. 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.
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. x chromosomethe sex chromosome found in both men and women. females have two x chromosomes; males have one. an x chromosome from each parent produces a female child


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


  3. gender identitythe acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role


  4. rolean understood rule for accepted and expected behavior


  5. natural selectionthe principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those that lead to increased reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations