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Lecture 4

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Psychology
Course Code
PSY311H5
Professor
Simone Walker

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Psy311 Lecture 4January 15 2014Adoption StudiesComparison of adopted children to biological and adoptive parents oChildren completely unrelated to adoptive parents but similar environmentally with their adoptive parents Biological parents cannot always participate in research and often adoptive parents are selected because the environment they provide is similar to that of the biological parents So not easy to do Biological parents might want to just leave their past behind and not see the child again so its problematic to research with them What if the child is not told that heshe is adoptive The adoptive parents most likely from the same race culturereligion so they actually might be similar to the adoptive parents genetically as well than adoptive parents from a different raceculturereligion Strong evidence for heritability for intelligence weak and inconclusive evidence for personality traits For personality traits the results are not very consistent across studies but they are for int
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