10 The importance of twin studies… Identical twins reared apart (separated at birth)studied to see the effect of environment.Adopted fraternal twins studied to see the effect of inheritance.
11 What does research suggest? Identical Twins SeparatedAdopted TwinsValuesInterestsMotor skillsReading, spelling, writingIntelligenceMedical issuesPersonalityAttitude Manners Faith Politics Work ethic
12 Temperament= your genetic personality The easy childThe difficult childThe slow-to-warm-up child
13 nurtureIs your brain hard-wired and unchangeable- or does the environment actually produces changes in the brain? It depends….