Individuals and populations : How biology ’ s theory and data have interfered with the integration of development and evolution

@inproceedings{Moore2008IndividualsAP,
  title={Individuals and populations : How biology ’ s theory and data have interfered with the integration of development and evolution},
  author={David S. Moore},
  year={2008}
}
Research programs in quantitative behavior genetics and evolutionary psychology have contributed to the widespread belief that some psychological characteristics can be ‘‘inherited’’ via genetic mechanisms. In fact, molecular and developmental biologists have concluded that while genetic factors contribute to the development of all of our traits, non-genetic factors always do too, and in ways that make them no less important than genetic factors. This insight demands a reworking of the Modern… CONTINUE READING

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