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Steve Jones: Nature, Nurture .... Or Neither?

Synopsis
Recording of the Sir David Rivett Memorial Lecture, delivered by geneticist Professor Steve Jones at the CSIRO in Canberra on 13/3/2011 and broadcast on television in Australia, in which he discusses nature and nurture and the difficulty of separating them. He covers topics as diverse as the genetics of the royal family and the Siamese cat, what happens to those who eat too much cake, and whether genes might indeed influence our chance of becoming obese. (43 minutes)
Series
Big Ideas, Series
Language
English
Country
Australia
Year of release
2011
Year of production
2011
Notes
Also streamed from http://fora.tv/2011/04/13/Steve_Jones_Nature_Nurture_or_Neither#Steve_Jones_Can_Genes_Predict_Criminal_Behavior
Subjects
Biology; Psychology
Keywords
behavioural psychology; genetics; human biology; nature; nurture

Online availability

URI
http://www.abc.net.au/tv/bigideas/stories/2011/05/24/3224504.htm
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Steve Jones

Production Company

Name

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Distributor

Name

Fora.tv

Email
support@fora.tv
Web
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Phone
+1 (415) 868 4310
Fax
+1 (415) 227 0239
Address
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Notes
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