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Peter and Maria are adopting a child whose biological parents have low IQs. They want to know if this child, too, is likely to have a low IQ? Which of the following is the best response to their question? a. While IQ is heritable at least in part, environmental influnces can have a greaqt impact. Even so,it isn't possible to make predictions about any given individual b. Nothing is known about the heritability of IQ c. The IQs of the child's biological parents is irrelevant, since environmental influence will far outweigh heritability d. Yes, since heritability is a major factor in determining IQ, the child is like;y to have a low score I'm stuck between A and D, which one is the correct one?

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    A. is correct.

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    I agree.

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    thanks for your help

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