Beyond The Either/Or Fallacy of Nature vs. Nurture: Genes, environment and Co-Causality


Another nice move towards a more holistic systems perspective:

“Among biology’s more riveting inquiries is the investigation of gene-environment interactions — the demonstration that a person’s genes constantly react to experience in a way that changes behavior, which in turn shapes environment, which in turn alters gene expression and so on. As David Olds described a few weeks ago, this new subdiscipline is yielding startling insights about how nature and nurture mix to help determine one’s health and character.”

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Daniel Montano
Keyword: Daniel Montano, Dan Montano, user experience design, information architect


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