Monday, December 5, 2022

Nature, Nurture and the Brain

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Brain, Biological Evolution

Ed Hessler

In this video, cognitive psychologist Steve Pinker of Harvard University, discusses nature and nurture which as noted in the introduction below the video have "been at the forefront of psychological debate." Which plays the larger role?

Pinker discusses the factors that shape who we are, including genes, parents, peers, culture, and pure chance, with some surprises about how each one plays a part."

Here is information about Dr. Pinker and also the link to the video (11m 16s).

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