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1 .       The process by which certain adaptive individual characteristics emerge over generations is know as:  

 
 
 
 
 


2 .       Evolutionary personality theory is: 

 
 
 
 
 


3 .       Temperament refers to: 

 
 
 
 
 


4 .       The four basic aspects of temperament are: 

 
 
 
 
 


5 .       Eysenck’s model of extroversion posits that: 

 
 
 
 
 


6 .       Studies of monozygotic twins raised in separate environments have found that: 

 
 
 
 
 


7 .       The exotic becomes erotic hypothesis states that: 

 
 
 
 
 


8 .       Biological effects on personality can be mediated by: 

 
 
 
 
 


9 .       Muscular, large-boned athletes are known as: 

 
 
 
 
 


10 .       Physically attractive people are more likely to: 

 
 
 
 
 


11 .       Social Darwinism: 

 
 
 
 
 


12 .       The scientific study of the influence of evolutionary biology on individual responses regarding social matters is called: 

 
 
 
 
 


13 .       Which of the following are ways that biology can affect personality? 

 
 
 
 
 


14 .       Attachment between mother and child is partly mediated by: 

 
 
 
 
 


15 .       The Cinderella phenomenon results from: 

 
 
 
 
 


16 .       Behavioral genomics is: 

 
 
 
 
 


17 .       Research investigating human addictions suggests: 

 
 
 
 
 


18 .       Judith Rich Harris’ book suggests that: 

 
 
 
 
 


19 .       Tropisms are: 

 
 
 
 
 


20 .       Sociobiologists study: 

 
 
 
 
 






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