The Nature of Energy (Section)
(a) What is meant by the term system in thermodynamics? (b) What is a closed system? (c) What do we call the part of the universe that is not part of the system?
Lecture Notes Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:37 AM Chapter 3:Nature Through Nurture: Genes and Environment Molecular genetics, Behavioral genetics, and Behavioral genomics Molecular genetics: research focused on the identification of particular genes and how they work o At cellular level -- what are genes and what are they doing Behavioral genetics: research to determine the degree of genetic basis for a behavior, trait, or ability o How much of differences are due to genes vs. environment o Measure of heritability Heritability - a measure of the extent to which genes determine a particular behavior or characteristics (range from 0-1) Behavioral genomics: a line of research that combines t