My Genome, My Self

My Genome, My Self - The Article Pinker talks about the...

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My Genome, My Self Published January of This Year Steven Pinker New York Times
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Steven Pinker Ahh, Brainnn….
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But Seriously, He’s kind of a jerk. He’s a Canadian experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, and writer of popular science. He is known for his wide-ranging advocacy of evolutionary psychology and a computational theory of mind Pinker is a researcher at Harvard He currently writes for the Times, and has a dozen books in publication.
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He is most famous for popularizing the idea that language is more like an instinct or adaptation shaped by natural selection. And it is on this point that he opposes Noam Chomsky and others in the field.
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The Article
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Video One George Church introduces the Project Min. 2:02-4:07 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVZI7NBgcWM#t=2m02s Video the 2ndest Concerns with the Project Min. 1:32-4:51 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r9DpthvNKM#t=1m32s Moving Pictures!
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Unformatted text preview: The Article Pinker talks about the definitive of our genes Often I cross the street in order not to Often I cross the street in order not to meet someone I know. meet someone I know. Before I do something I consider how Before I do something I consider how my friends will react. my friends will react. Sibling Studies Sibling Studies Questions about Twin Studies? Are these Valid Studies? The way you answers to these The way you answers to these types of questions is predetermined types of questions is predetermined by your genes!!! by your genes!!! In Conclusion Pinker gets his results! We are left with dystopian fears! Everyone will be denied Health Care! And remember that : Probability Statistics applied to a single event is meaningless....
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