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Design For A Life: How Behaviour Develops By Patrick Bateson

Design For A Life: How Behaviour Develops
by Patrick Bateson

Instead of the conventional opposition between nature (genes) and nurture (environment), Design for a Life offers a new approach that synthesises biology and psychology. It explores the developmental cooking processes that give rise to individuals, and considers in turn how these processes have evolved.
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Design For A Life: How Behaviour Develops Summary


How and why does each of us grow up to be the person we are? What role do genes play in shaping our behaviour and personalities? Are our characters fixed, or can we change as adults? How does early experience affect our sexual preferences? Design for a Life explains the science of behavioural development - the biological and psychological processes that build a unique adult from a fertilised egg. Instead of the conventional opposition between nature (genes) and nurture (environment), Design for a Life offers a new approach that synthesises biology and psychology. It explores the developmental cooking processes that give rise to individuals, and considers in turn how these processes have evolved.

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Sku
GOR001726935
Title
Design For A Life: How Behaviour Develops
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
288
ISBN 10
0099267624
ISBN 13
9780099267621
Prizes
N/A
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