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Describe three ways genes may influence the environment according to Sandra Scarr.
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•   Scarr suggests three ways a child’s genetic predisposition may influence his/her environment.
•   One example is children tend to actively focus on those aspects of their environment that are most connected to their genetically determined abilities. For example, an active more aggressive child will gravitate towards sports, while a more reserved child will be more engaged by academics or solitary pursuits.
•   In some cases the gene-environment influence is more passive and less direct. For example, a particularly sports-oriented parent, who has genes that promote physical coordination, may provide ample opportunities for a child to play sports.
•   Lastly, the genetically driven temperament of the child may evoke certain environmental influences. For example, an infant’s demanding behavior may cause parents to be more attentive to the infant’s needs, than they would be with a less demanding infant.
 
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