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Francis Galton laid the foundations of behavio...
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Who else tells us stories about Francis Galton, a British polymath and cousin of Charles Darwin.

Now that we are told about the availability of personal genome analysis, she reminds us that we are not only our genes but also the nurturing those genes are subjected to as we grow in families and out.

We evolve subject to our genetic makeup and the effect of the nurturing we get from parents, family and other environments we live, learn and work in. Here’s the link!

Francis Galton was the first scientist to propose theories of heredity for all animal species. At least, that’s the message I got here!

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Written by BobG in Dalian & Vancouver

2010/06/09 at 04:05

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