PSY 104 Week 2 Assignment The Role of Genetics on Development (Ashford)

The Role of Genetics on Development

In a 3 to 4 page paper (excluding title and reference pages, explain the role of genetics in development.  How do genes of the two parents influence the traits of an offspring?  Include an examination of how abnormalities can contribute to genetic and /or chromosomal disorders.  In your paper, you must include at least one of the following genetic and/or chromosomal disorders mentioned in the reading:

•   Sickle cell disease

•   Huntington’s disease

•   Tay-Sachs disease

•   Down syndrome

•   Klinefelter’s syndrome

•   Turner syndrome

•   Cystic fibrosis

Include an introduction with a thesis statement and a conclusion.  Be sure to include at least 3 APA cited sources in addition to your textbook.

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