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Evolutionary Perspectives on Personality
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Personality traits, like physical characteristics, may be passed down ________________
genetically due to being adaptive for human survival
Variability in human personality may be ____________________________ in different environments and situations.
adaptive or reflect development
Genes of organisms that reproduce more ___________________ than genes that reproduce less.
get transmitted at greater frequency
greater frequency in mating maximizes the ___________________
probability of reproductive success and passing down genes.
What is the inclusive fitness theory?
Some genes serve to protect offspring of genetic relatives more so than one's own offspring.
adaptations from evolution can solve a specific adaptive problem
a large number of traits that have developed overtime to assist in a plethora of adaptive problems.
psychological characteristics have developed to be adaptive and serve particular functions or uses
helping behaviors also tend to be related to
youth and the ability to procreate
Facial expressions of various emotions to be
recognizable across cultures
universality is thought to be adaptive for
what is evolution theory?
How men and women may face different adaptive problems and have developed different solutions
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