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And why did the capacity for this behavior evolve? ) (p. 3) 10 Chapter 1 The Major Issues 2. Biological explanations of behavior do not necessarily assume that the individual understands the purpose or function of the behavior. (p. 3) 3. Philosophers and scientists continue to address the mind–brain or mind–body relationship. Dualism, the popular view that the mind exists separately from the brain, is opposed by the principle that only matter and energy can affect other matter and energy. (p. 5) 4.

Readers already familiar with the concepts may skim over the first three pages. the egg simply mixed, much as one might mix two colors of paint. Mendel demonstrated that inheritance occurs through genes, units of heredity that maintain their structural identity from one generation to another. As a rule, genes come in pairs because they are aligned along chromosomes (strands of genes), which also come in pairs. ) A gene is a portion of a chromosome, which is composed of the double-stranded molecule deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

Environmental Modification Even a trait with a strong hereditary influence can be modified by environmental interventions. 9). ) venture onto the open arms. But even when different laboratories use the same genetic strains and nearly the same procedures, strains that are adventuresome in one laboratory are less active in another (Crabbe, Wahlsten, & Dudek, 1999). Evidently, the effects of the genes depend on subtle differences in procedure, such as how the investigators handle the mice or maybe even the investigators’ odors.

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