Meaney On Nature And Nurture

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*meaney M. (2004) the nature of nurture: maternal effects and chromatin remodeling, in essays in social neuroscience. Meaney discusses the relative importance of an individual’s innate qualities, nature vs personal experience, nurture. For example, he mentions far-fetched contention that a Jesus or a Hitler could be recreated through genetic cloning.
* john locke. (1994) emphasized the role of experiences as fully contributing to behavioral development. Locke set out that the human mind at birth is a complete, but receive “blank slate” upon which experience imprints knowledge.
Sigmund freud didn’t think in terms of nature vs nurture but in the possibility of a subjective constitution starting from a primal other. Freud spoke of nature and nurture
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