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2. 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.
  • Caspi et al.
  • Plomin et al.
  • Theilgaard
  • Young et al.

3. Issue of Young et al.

  • Generalise with caution to humans
  • Too simplistic
  • Not specific enough in what gene mutates

4. What did Miles and Carey find?

  • Genetic mutation in mice caused violence in the mice
  • In a replication of Bandura's bobo doll study there was no difference in MZ and DZ aggressive behaviour
  • 50% of variation in aggressive behaviour was due to genetic influence
  • There was a significant number of adopted individuals with criminal convictions that had biological parents with criminal history

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

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


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