Psychology-Aggression- Gentic factors in aggression

Just a very brief outline of what the spread is about. (genetic factors in aggressive behaviour)

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  • Genetic factors in aggressive behaviour
    • Is Aggression inherited? Nature/Nurture debate
      • Adoption studies
      • Twin Studies-monozygotic/dizygotic twins.
    • A gene for aggression?
      • The role of MAOA-regulates the metabolism of Serotonin in the brain
      • Gene-environment interaction- Caspi et al
    • Genetics and violent crime
      • Research has shown there is no gene for violent crime.


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