CENTER ON BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE
Disease: Research Article
Miele, Frank. (2005). Nature and Nurture: Putting All the Pieces
Replies to Joseph and Schlinger. Skeptic. Altadena: 2005.
11, Iss. 3; pg. 26, 5 pgs.
ABSTRACT: Miele replies to the comments of Jay Joseph and Henry Schlinger. Among other things, he stresses that Joseph rejects heritability estimates based on two and adoption studies by calling into question a number of assumptions that are part of the standard behavior genetic models.
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