Sunday, February 27, 2011

Nature vs Nurture

The argument over nature vs. nurture in human development is "pretty much over," according to science journalist Hannah Holmes.

In her new book, Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality, Holmes writes that from the moment you're born, "you're pretty much who you're going to be for the rest of your life."

Importantly, she distnguishes personality from learned behaviors.
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Audio Embed: PRI & WNYC's program The Takeaway 2/21/11,
Hosts: Celeste Headlee & Todd Zwillich.

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