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  • 1. Assumptions Our individual characteristics, including personality, abilities and behaviour are heavily influenced by our genetic makeup.Our thinking, behaviour and emotions are regulated by the brain.Central nervous systemNeurotransmitter ReceptorNeuroneSynapseChromosomes Genes XYSRYTestis Determining FactorGonads Testosterone Money (1975)Brain lateralisationAnimal studiesLesion studiesScans Show pictures of the brain, can also show the active areas of the brain during different activitiesNature Vs nurture debateConcordance rateTwin studiesGottesman and Shield (1966) Environmental triggersAdoption studiesThey are easier to experiment on but we cannot extrapolate the results as they are different.We can carry out studies that we could not otherwise do for ethical reasons.It shows that genetic factors strongly influences gender development.It shows that genetic factors play an important role in schizophreniaIf the results show a concordance rate of less than 100% then we can conclude that environmental factors are also involved.Refers to the extent to which each hemisphere of the brain is involved in different activities.Matched pair designRefers to the extent to which our characteristics are due to our genetic make-up and to the environmentAre located in the nucleus of most of our cellsMüllerian ductWolfian ductDopamine 23rd Gametes Only 23 chromosomesXXMale Female <br />
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