Problem: Which statement regarding behavioral genetics is accurate? a. The genotypes and phenotypes of behavioral problems or deviations follow Mendelian autosomal recessive inheritance patterns. b. A genetic predisposition toward a specific behavior can be modified by altering environmental influences. c. The genetic susceptibility or predisposition toward a behavioral disorder requires the trigger of an infectious disease for expression. d. Genes and gene products have been discovered that directly control behavior.

FREE Expert Solution

Behavioral Genetics: using genetic analysis to determine the behavior in organisms

: behavior is determined by both genetic and environmental factors

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Which statement regarding behavioral genetics is accurate? 

a. The genotypes and phenotypes of behavioral problems or deviations follow Mendelian autosomal recessive inheritance patterns. 

b. A genetic predisposition toward a specific behavior can be modified by altering environmental influences. 

c. The genetic susceptibility or predisposition toward a behavioral disorder requires the trigger of an infectious disease for expression. 

d. Genes and gene products have been discovered that directly control behavior.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Epigenetics, Chromatin Modifications, and Regulation concept. You can view video lessons to learn Epigenetics, Chromatin Modifications, and Regulation. Or if you need more Epigenetics, Chromatin Modifications, and Regulation practice, you can also practice Epigenetics, Chromatin Modifications, and Regulation practice problems.