Top Ten Replicated Findings from Behavioural Genetics Plomin et al (2016) wrote a ground-breaking article about Behavioural Genetics – but it is a little difficult to read. This summary will help you identify recent findings relevant to an essay the topic of...
One might believe, after studying the correlational studies of Bouchard et al (1990), that most of our behaviour is genetically determined. However, what is missing in this discussion, is the interaction between environment and genes – how some environments can...
Research has indicated that the genes in our DNA are not all active at the same time and can in fact be ‘silenced’ or ‘de-silenced’, i.e., switched on or off. This process is called gene regulation and leads to differences in gene expression. In other words,...
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