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Behavioral Genetics: Critical Assumptions

March 22, 2023

There are three assumptions we need to make to study behavioral genetics: first, that we can quantify behavior; second, that we can identify environmental factors; and third, that we can determine genetic factors. […]

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Linking Human Behavior and Genes

March 22, 2023

There are undeniable links between human behavior and genes. However, behavioral traits are quite complicated, and are a result of a large chain of many genes, as well as environmental characteristics. […]

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Mendel’s Famous Pea Plant Experiment

March 21, 2023

Gregor Mendel charted his way from being a monk to a scientist. He conducted groundbreaking experiments in the field of genetics that finally led him to propose the basic laws of classical genetics. […]

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How the Internal Structure of a Cell Looks Like

March 20, 2023

Each cell has several organelles that form its internal structure. Some of them are nucleus, cytoskeleton, mitochondria, lysosomes, and the like. Each of these organelles performs particular functions to keep the cell functional and healthy. […]

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