Genetic Factors of Aggression

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1. Which study found that children with variant of the MAOA gene, produced less of MAOA but only showed aggressive behaviour if maltreated during childhood?

  • Brunner et al.
  • Young et al.
  • Caspi et al.
  • Theilgaard
  • Plomin et al.
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2. Which study found that inmates with an extra Y chromosome had increased aggressive thought patterns and decreased non-aggresive thought patterns?

  • Theilgaard
  • Miles and Carey
  • Plomin et al.
  • Hutchings and Mednick

3. Theilgaard's initial research found?

  • Inmates with an extra Y chromosome had increased aggressive thought patterns and decreased non-aggresive thought patterns
  • Only difference in males with an extra Y chromosome and their normal counterparts was height
  • There was a significant number of adopted individuals with criminal convictions that had biological parents with criminal history
  • Male members in a family that showed violent all had a defect MAOA gene and low levels of MAOA produced

4. Which study found that there was a significant number of adopted individuals with criminal convictions that had biological parents with criminal history?

  • Hutchings and Mednick
  • Coccaro et al.
  • Plomin et al.
  • Miles and Carey

5. Which study found that meta-analysis of 51 twin and adoption studies found that aggressive behaviour was a result of genetic influence?

  • Rhee and Waldman
  • Hutchings and Mednick
  • Young et al.
  • Cocarro et al.

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