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Larger animals do much the same thing when they withdraw a limb from a painful object. The professor who picks up a very hot skillet will immediately release it and withdraw the injured hand. Other protective reflexes in humans include the the pupillary reflex, in which the iris contracts or relaxes in response to changes in light; the sneeze, by which irritants such as dust and pollen are expelled from the nose and lungs; and the vomit reflex, which removes toxic substances from the stomach in an efficient, if indelicate, manner.

Ruse, M. (2000). Can a Darwinian be a Christian? Cambridge, UK: ­Cambridge University Press. Christian fundamentalists have a hard time accepting the concept of evolution. Ruse tackles the problem and concludes that, yes, it is possible to be a Darwinian and a Christian. If your religious beliefs conflict with evolution, you might find this book interesting. 32 CHAPTER 1 Review Questions Note: Many of the questions that appear here (and in subsequent chapters) cannot be answered merely by searching through the chapter and copying a line or two from the text.

He had egrets raise herons and herons raise egrets. If the difference in siblicide were solely determined by genetics, this switch should have made no difference. What Mock found, however, was that while egrets showed the same amount of aggression to their siblings, the (A) (B) Figure 1-7 Nature–nurture. The traditional view of the nature–nurture relationship (A) sees the two influences as overlapping but with one or the other dominating overall. The contemporary view (B) sees the two influences as inextricably intertwined in all ­areas, with neither dominating.

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