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Beyond human nature : how culture and experience shape the human mind /

A cognitive scientist describes how the influence of experience and culture can override DNA in an attempt to shatter the myth that illness and addiction are unavoidable as dictated by genetic composition. Full description

Main Author: Prinz, Jesse J.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, 2012
Edition: 1st American ed.
Contents: The nature-nurture debate -- Where do traits come from? Putting the genome back in the bottle ; Get smart -- Where does knowledge come from? What babies know ; Sensible ideas -- Where does language come from? The gift of the gab ; Words and worlds -- Where does thinking come from? The Tao of thought ; Gender and geometry -- Where do feelings come from? Fear and loathing in Micronesia ; Gladness and madness -- Where do values come from? Coping with cannibalism ; In bed with Darwin.
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