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2. A gene is...

  • A basic, physical and functional unit of hereditary and acts as instructions that control our bodily functions and features
  • A basic, physical and functional chemical that codes our body
  • Changes the way a the body responds to aggression

3. High activity MAOA ensures:

  • excess neurotransmitters are reduced meaning increased aggression
  • excess neurotransmitters are reduced meaning reduced aggression
  • increases neurotransmitters to reduce aggression

4. Study of MAOA in humans, found after abuse and maltreatment, those with high activity MAOA gene were less likely to be aggressive than those with low activity MAOA gene

  • Alcock
  • Bruner
  • Capsi et al
  • Mattson

5. Studied MAOA gene in mice. Mice lacking the MAOA gene had serious anger management problems

  • Nannini
  • Mattson
  • Capsi et al
  • Bruner

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