Mizzou PSYCH 2410 - Biology and Behavior (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
5
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Missouri
Course:
Psych 2410 - Developmental Psychology
Edition:
1

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PSYCH 2410 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Chapter Two I Germinal Stage II Embryonic Stage III Fetal Stage IV Fetal Learning V Influencing Factors Outline of Chapter Three I Genetic and Environmental Forces II Behavior and Genetic Research III Heritability Estimates IV The Brain Current Lecture I Genetic and Environmental Forces How do genetic and environmental forces affect each other 1 Parents genotype child s genotype 23 chromosome pairs half from mom half from dad Genes are what make us similar as a species What leads to differences o Mutation random assortment 2 Child s genotype child s phenotype Development occurs normally only if the right genes get turned on off o At the right time o In the right place o For the right length of time Example if we don t have visual experience then our eyes won t develop 3 Child s environment child s phenotype Environment anything not in genes Gene X Environment Interactions o Diathesis Stress if you have a specific genetic makeup then you are more likely to experience negative effects of a negative environment o Differential Susceptibility if you have a specific genetic makeup then you are more likely to experience effects of environment for better AND for worse Some children are just more susceptible to their environment These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o Epigenetics environmental impacts on gene expression due to certain genes being turned on an off Rat pups experiment Hypotheses were 1 anxiety could be genetic 2 anxiety could be due to the mom s care care turns it on or off Pups were switched mothers not genetic but due to environment o Leads to differences of how the genome is expressed 4 Child s phenotype child s environment Active child evokes certain kinds of responses from others actively selects surroundings experiences II Behavior and Genetic Research How does variation in behavior and development



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