Chapter 4 Quiz 2

Studies of the relative impact of nature and nurture on human differences in aggressiveness best illustrates the research efforts of
behavior geneticist
Chromosomes are composed of
deoxyribonucleic acid
Two individuals are most likely to differ in personality if they are
fraternal twins who were raised apart
Adopted children are especially likely to have similar ________ if raised in the same home
religious beliefs
Evolutionary psychologists attribute the human tendency to fear snakes and heights to
genetic predispositions
Charles Darwin suggested that the evolution of living organisms is guided by
natural selection
Critics of evolutionary psychology are particularly likely to emphasize that gender differences in mate preferences are byproducts of
cultural practices.
The tendency to exaggerate the impact of parents' child-rearing practices on children's personality has been most characteristic of
.Freudian psychologists
Teens who smoke typically have friends who smoke. To avoid overestimating the impact of peer pressure on teens' smoking habits, it would make the most sense to consider the impact of
smoking preferences on friendship choices
By inventing customs and passing them on to their peers and offspring, chimpanzees exhibit the rudiments of
The dramatic increase in Americans' premarital sexual activity over the past half-century best illustrates that sexual behavior is influenced by
Defining one's identity in terms of one's extended family or work group is most closely associated with
A single ________ on the ________ chromosome plays a crucial role in the prenatal development of the testes
gene; Y
In the United States 30 years ago, men were expected to initiate dates and women to select wedding gifts. This best illustrates aspects of
gender roles
Because he believes that crying is a feminine trait, 14-year-old George has difficulty admitting that a movie makes him tearful. His experience best illustrates the impact of
gender schemas.