An Integrative Approach to Personal Epistemology: A Guiding Model
This commentary brings together a collection of articles that addresses several of the important issues in research on personal epistemology. We also propose a more integrated model that elaborates…
Heritability estimates versus large environmental effects: the IQ paradox resolved.
- PsychologyPsychological review
The authors present a formal model of the process determining IQ in which people's IQs are affected by both environment and genes, but in which their environments are matched to their IQs.
The Primacy of Early Experience: A Critique, an Alternative, and Some Clinical Implications
- PsychologyJournal of psychiatric practice
The author critically examines the concept that early childhood experience plays a centrally important role in psychological development, and an alternative model is offered, rooted in the interactions between temperament and childhood experiences.
Socialization, personality development, and the child's environments: comment on Vandell (2000).
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
Group socialization theory attributes outside-the-home socialization to identification with a peer group and assimilation of group norms, but attributes nongenetic variation in personality to differentiation within the group.
Where is the child's environment? A group socialization theory of development.
Do parents have any important long-term effects on the development of their child's personality? This article examines the evidence and concludes that the answer is no. A new theory of development is…