Learning Objectives

4.1 How has the study of genetic inheritance changed in the last century?

4.2 How do genes and chromosomes function?

4.3 How do genetic disorders develop, and what role do genetic testing and counseling play in identifying, preventing, and treating these disorders?

4.4 How do we study the relationship between our genetic inheritance and our traits and behavior?

4.5 How do genes and the environment interact?