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adoption studies

 employedto demonstrate the influence of genetics (as opposed to environment) by comparing thecorrelations between adopted children and either their biological parents or adoptive parents ona measurable trait (e.g. intelligence).

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.