Class Notes (836,271)
Canada (509,724)
Psychology (6,258)
Psychology 1000 (2,472)
Dr.Mike (1,250)
Lecture

Psych Oct 6 2011.docx

2 Pages
75 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 1000
Professor
Dr.Mike
Semester
Fall

Description
How do genes “work”? What is the outcome with recessive genes? How is more complex behavior coded? Nature (something we are born with) vs Nurture (Something we learn) Combination of both • For any given type of behavior Genes • Strand like molecules dna • Linked on chromosomes • Karyotype: genetic behavior Humans • 23 pairs • 22 autosomes + sex chromosomes women (XX) men (Xy) Genes (DNA)  ▯RNA  ▯Protein molecules (sequence of amino acids) The influence of genes is through protein synthesis… there are no genes “for” a particular  attribute Gene “for” intelligence • Reaction time So why not just answer Nature? Environment can influence protein synthesis as well Genes determine range of possibilities, but not degree of expression Critical Period • Environmental exposure at specific interval is critical • Eg. White crowned sparrow must hear adult song between 7  and 60  dayh Important to distinguish • Genotype: s
More Less

Related notes for Psychology 1000

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit