DNA Quote: Steven Pinker

DNA Quote: Steven Pinker

by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
Posted March 14, 2008 in DNA Quotes and Excerpts

curious minds brockman“With constitutional factors (genes and chance) being important but invisible, people tend to blur cause and effect in thinking back on supposedly formative childhood vignettes. …Rather than childhood experiences causing us to be who we are, who we are causes our childhood experiences.”

~Steven Pinker, experimental psychologist at Harvard University, in Curious Minds.

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