ERIC Number: EJ588863
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Myths in Psychology and Education Regarding the Gene-Environment Debate.
Sternberg, Robert J.; Grigorenko, Elena L.
Teachers College Record, v100 n3 p536-53 Spr 1999
Describes seven myths regarding the role of genes in determining behavior and the modifiability of behavior that permeate the thinking of many educators and psychologists. Examines each myth, dispels it, and states what are believed to be correct conclusions from different kinds of behavior-genetic and related data, considering the implications for the work of educators and psychologists. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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