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DISCUSS THE INFLUENCE OF GENETICS IN AGGRESSION (8+16)

Genetics play a major role in all behaviour. The more genetically similar you are to someone, the
higher the likelihood of you displaying the same behaviour, for example aggression. Some argue that
the inheritance of a maladaptive gene (s) is an absolute…

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therefore these acts are accepted and not discouraged. This suggests that members of the family
may just be living up to the expectation of the aggressive label rather than just acting aggressively
due to genetic causes.

Adoption studies have also investigated the role of genetics in aggression. A study by…

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