Lifespan Development-Nature-Nurture [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 6 - 9 of 11

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Question 6

Nature-Nurture

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Dr. Scott՚s class is learning about genes and tells that not all of the information contained in our genes is used, either because the environment doesn՚t trigger certain tendencies, or because another genetic tendency took precedence. The genetic information that IS active in a particular person is expressed through observable characteristics. We call these characteristics

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

eugenics

b.

chromosomes.

c.

genotype.

d.

phenotype.

e.

alleles.

Question 7

Nature-Nurture

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When examining the nature-nurture issue, scientist have concluded that

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Choice (5)Response

a.

behavior is the product of the interaction of nature and nurture

b.

behavior is the product of nurture

c.

behavior is determined by the mind, which is not a physical entity

d.

behavior is half nature and half nurture

e.

behavior is the product of nature

Question 8

Nature-Nurture

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Billy is a two-year-old. He is most likely mothered by

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Choice (5)Response

a.

expression anxiety and mobility anxiety

b.

separation anxiety and trust anxiety

c.

an Oedipus complex

d.

castration anxiety

e.

separation anxiety and stranger anxiety

Question 9

Nature-Nurture

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The mother who does not manifest color blindness but transmits it to her sons is an example of

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Choice (5)Response

a.

sexual role stereotyping

b.

a hereditary anomaly

c.

a sex-linked trait

d.

a phenotype

e.

a genotype