Must be 200 words
- Nature vs. Nurture. As we move through this course, the question of heredity versus the environment will arise as it relates to biological bases of behavior. Before beginning this course, did you believe that the majority of psychological disorders are a function of heredity or environment? Discuss the role the epigenetics in science and why the old argument of Nature vs. Nurture is Dead. Provide an example from the research study Lifestyle, pregnancy and epigenetic effects or the research from Epigenetics of Lifestyle to support the opinion you are presenting.
- Central Nervous System. Recent research indicates that more extensive neurogenesis may be possible in the central nervous system through the use of stem cells. Examine one biological implication of this line of research in terms of the ethical implications that make it controversial.