This topic describes how genetic inheritance is transmitted from generation to generation. In order to appreciate cognitive development, we need to understand and analyse how genetics form the biological bases of children’s intelligence.

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Keywords: Alleles; axons; behavioural genetics; canalisation; chromosome; co-construction; dendrites; deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA); developmental systems theory (DST); differentiation; dominant allele; genes; genotype environment correlation; heredity; heterozygous; homozygous; migration; mitosis; myelinisation; natural selection; neocortex; neurons; niche construction theory; phenotype; plasticity proliferation; recessive allele; synapses

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Date added to OUM OER: 3 Feb 2022
Date Modified in OUM OER: 3 Feb2022
Subject Matter Expert: Dr Rohani Abdullah
Submitter: Zulhairi Salih
Technical Format: H5P
License : CC BY-NC-ND

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