PSY440H5 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Central Nervous System, Axon Terminal, Universal Windows Platform Apps

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Focuses on the interaction between behavior and organic functions: chromosomes. Contain coded information of all the instructions, inherited from the parents at the moment of conception, as to what proteins the body should produce. These proteins determine your physical characteristics. single chromosome. There are more than 2000 genes on a. Traits resulting from the interaction of many genes: polygenic, gene, diathesis-stress model. Certain genes or gene combinations produce a diathesis, or constitutional predisposition, to a disorder. If this diathesis is then combined with certain kinds of environmental stress, abnormal behavior will result. from the parents. This genotype interacts with the person"s environment to determine the phenotype: phenotype. The person"s equally unique combination of observable characteristics. A highly individual combination of genes representing the biological inheritance: genotype, the entire purpose of behavior genetics is to discover to what extent different psychological disorders are due to genetic inheritance rather than environmental influence.

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