Nature and Nurture in Psychology
 
Contents:
  1. Nature and nurture in Freud’s and Piaget’s developmental  theories
  2. Ask Yourself
  3. What do we mean by ‘nature’?
  4. Neurogenetic determinism: are there genes ‘for’ anything?
  5. Objections to neurogenetic determinism
  6. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  50.1
  7. The ethics of MGR
  8. What do we mean by  ‘nurture’?
  9. Shared and non-shared environments
  10. CRITICAL DISCUSSION  50.2
  11. Are shared environments really that unimportant?
  12. Gene–environment correlations
  13. Gene–environment correlations
  14. Gene–environment interactions
  15. Ask Yourself
  16. Key Study 50.1
  17. Werner’s ‘Children of the Garden Island’
  18. Ask Yourself
  19. Behaviour genetics and heritability Behaviour genetics
  20. Heritability
  21. Ask Yourself
  22. CONCLUSIONS
  23. SUMMARY

 

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