language development; see Miller, 1993), debates on how to explain exceptional competence and performance recurrently take the form of the nature versus nurture
Rather than viewing them as enemies in the nature versus nurture
and nature versus culture paradigm wars, some evolutionists are fascinated by the fact that individual learning by trial and error and cultural change based on the social learning of memes are, like the adaptive immune response as well, instances of a general class of selection processes i.
In support of his argument, Matt Ridley surveys the whole see-saw century of the nature versus nurture
conflict as first one side celebrated victory and then the other.
The first chapter deals with issues of social power and the debate about nature versus nurture
through an analysis of Guillen de Castro's La fuerza de la costumbre and its two main characters Hipolita and Felix.
Nature versus nurture
, the debate of the past 50 years over whether human behavior is determined by genes or the environment, has ended (de Waal, 1999).
Or, as many of us heard the issue labeled in school -- Nature Versus Nurture
Because the discussion is often framed in terms of misleading dichotomies such as nature versus nurture
or genetics versus environment, the possibility that both are relevant (and can influence one another) is repeatedly overlooked, as is the possibility that sexual behaviour in some animals has a significant sociocultural component.
A lucid journey through humanity's seven ages looking at the nature versus nurture
Perhaps our feelings for our children meet at the boundaries of the old nature versus nurture
Turning to the hoary question of nature versus nurture
, we can examine the effects of environment on uric acid levels in the blood.
4) Behavior should be explained on a nature versus nurture
Discussions of nature versus nurture
are irrelevant to practical policy discussions couched in terms of costs and benefits.