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5 Matching questions

  1. testosterone
  2. molecular genetics
  3. collectivism
  4. temperament
  5. identical twins
  1. a the subfield of biology that studies the molecular structure and function of genes
  2. b twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms
  3. c a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
  4. d the most important of the male sex hormones. Both males and females have it, but the additional testosterone in males stimulates the growth of the male sex organs in the fetus and the development of the male sex characteristics during puberty. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 130)
  5. e giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the genes
  2. the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)
  3. the acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role
  4. giving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
  5. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change

5 True/False questions

  1. evolutionary psychologythe theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished


  2. social learning theorythe theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished


  3. behavior geneticsthe study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior


  4. culturea set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave


  5. DNAa complex molecule containing the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes