Episode 4 Genes and Evolution
Special Topics: Epigenetics: A Revolutionary Science
We will learn about epigenetics and how our environment can influence our genetic expression and ultimately our behavior.

BEFORE YOU WATCH
What environmental factors do you think could influence the gene expression?

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • The concept of epigenetics
  • Why some genes are expressed and others are not
  • Examples of environmental influences on the body
We discussed the influence the environment can have on our genes and behavior and looked at way the environment can have a harmful influence on our genetic expression.

WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED?
  • How the study of epigenetics can explain behavior
  • The influence that the environment can have on genetic expression and behavior
  • Examples of environmental influences that can affect our gene expression
Episode 4 Genes and Evolution
  • The Big Picture
    Genes, Evolution, and Human Behavior
  • Basics
    Genetic Mechanisms and Behavioral Genetics
  • Special Topics
    Epigenetics: A Revolutionary Science
  • Thinking Like a Psychologist
    Evolutionary Psychology – Why We Do the Things We Do
  • In the Real World
    Taking Control of Our Genes
  • Additional Topics
    DNA Model / Genetic Expression