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2. Which study found that genetic mutation in mice caused violence in the mice?

  • Coccaro et al.
  • Plomin et al.
  • Young et al.
  • Hutchings and Mednick

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

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

4. Issue with genetic factors of aggression in terms of real world application

  • Must be generalised with caution as its too simplistic
  • Provides an excuse for violent crimes, takes away their responsibility for the crime, this causes distress for the victims and their families and friends and is damaging for society as a whole
  • Mandel said that the theory was monocausal

5. Extra Y chromosomes in males leads to...

  • Increased testosterone levels, which is associated with aggressive behaviour
  • Low testosterone levels which reduces aggressive behaviour
  • Increased aggressive behaviour


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