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Published by s.n. in [United States .
Written in English


  • Genetics,
  • Mental Retardation

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCr©♭tins & idiots.
Statementby Martin W. Barr
ContributionsCoupland, W. H. former owner, Telford-Smith, Telford former owner, King"s College London
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26268722M

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One major topic incorperated in Henrik Ibsen ’s play A Doll House is the influence of heredity on a person. Ibsen seems to think that heredity is responsible for all faults in a person’s existence. Even what modern-day scientists would classify as environemental factors are ocnsidered heredity in Ibsen’s play. Woodworth was asked to appraise recent studies of foster children, including studies of twins reared apart, which attacked the problem of the influence of heredity and environmental factors in intelligence and achievement in order that there might be available to the Committee an integrated statement of tested research procedures and resulting.   In his new book, Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are, Plomin takes recent genetic research and draws some provocative conclusions, but . The influence of both genetic and environmental contributions to intelligence has been widely investigated by different sociologists and psychologists. Their conclusions reveal that intelligence is the product of heredity and the environment (Mangal, ). This is shown in various empirical investigations. This essay will therefore, discuss the research supporting the influence of both genetic and environmental contributions to intelligence.