How Children Develop Study Set 4

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Biology and Behavior

Quiz 3 :

Biology and Behavior

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Imagine that researchers estimated the heritability score for trait W to be 45%. Which statement is a CORRECT interpretation of this estimate?
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Psychological traits such as empathy, aggression, and shyness follow the _____ type of inheritance pattern.
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If the correlation between identical twins on trait R is higher than is the correlation between fraternal twins on trait R, behaviour geneticists conclude that
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An adoptive twin study is conducted to examine the role of genetics and environment on sociability. Which result would lead to a conclusion that environmental factors are important in the development of this trait?
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A researcher finds that for a particular trait, the correlation between identical twins is greater than is the correlation between nontwin siblings. This result demonstrates that
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Which process INCREASES the capacity of dendrites to form connections with other neurons?
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During synaptogenesis, each neuron forms synapses with approximately how many other neurons?
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Mandy and Candy are fraternal twins who were reared together. Bernie and Ernie are identical twins who were reared together. Which statement is MOST likely to be true?
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The complete set of genes is referred to as a
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Disease W is a recessive gene disease. Individuals with _____ will suffer from disease W.
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Which list identifies the CORRECT sequence of the developmental processes of neurons?
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A clear relationship between the severity of the gene anomaly and the resulting phenotype is displayed by examining the genetic underpinnings of
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Plasticity is highest and thus recovery from brain damage is MOST likely when _____ is occurring.
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Which factor does NOT contribute to obesity?
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Regulator genes are responsible for
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Cole was born with nonfunctioning hands and must use his feet for most tasks that are typically done with one's hands. Considering experience-expectant plasticity, the MOST likely thing that will happen to the area of Cole's cortex that would normally process sensory information from the hands is that the area will
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Which condition is a direct effect of malnutrition?
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How does neurogenesis occur?
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The amount of variability of a trait that is due to genetic and environmental factors is referred to as
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The weight of adopted children is
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