Biological Approach

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  • Biological Approach
    • Assumptions
      • The mind and brain are the same
      • Behaviour and thought processes have an innate biological basis
      • Human genes have evolves to adapt to the enviroment
    • Influence of genes
      • 46 chromosones in a nucleus of every cell in body apart form RBC
      • Chromosomes made up of DNA which carries the genetic information
    • Genotype And Phenotype
      • Genotype- The genetic make-up of an individual
      • Phenotype- the characteristics shown by an individual that are results of both genes and enviroment
    • Bock and Goode (1996)
      • Found when mice were reared alone they showed a strong tendency

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