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

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

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

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

4. 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

5. Theilgaard's initial research found?

  • There was a significant number of adopted individuals with criminal convictions that had biological parents with criminal history
  • 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
  • Male members in a family that showed violent all had a defect MAOA gene and low levels of MAOA produced


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