Genes, Environment, and Behaviour

Chapter 3 of mind and behaviour

What is the specific genetic make up of an individual?
Genotype
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When a number of gene pairs combine their influences to create a single phenotypic trait what is it called?
Polygenic Transmission
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Birds pecking the red part of an adult birds beak is an example of...?
Fixed Action Pattern
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What does ethology study?
Evolution and Biology
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How much does genotype account for IQ variation?
50-70%
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What is the five factor model?
A model of personality
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What is more important for personality than intelligence?
Environment
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What is the name for a child's genetically influenced behaviours evoking certain responses from others?
Evocative Influence
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What is evolutionary noise?
A neural variation that neither facilitates or impedes
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What part of the brain is believed to be related to size of social group?
Neocortex
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