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Unformatted text preview: Lecture: Socialization (an out of date term?) Socialization, Biology, and Individuality Outline: I. Becoming Human 1. Human evolution 1. Evolving social learning 2. Language 2. Feral Children the impossible experiment II. Rethinking the Biology-Social Experience (Nature Nurture) Dualism 1. How reading reshapes the brain 2. Mirror neurons make social learning possible 3. Social experience can reshape DNA (methylation) and change how stress hormones work (cortisol) all the different ways people learn to be social beings What does it mean to be a human being? Human beings evolved to be shaped by culture biologically to be incomplete without the elements provided by social life not that humans resist social life before- without socialization, there is NO human beings ex. computer hardware we are created to adapt software, without it we dont run you were not a human first, then a social being recognize that we are incomplete language: biologically primed to learn this noam chomsky structural lingustics young children have something built in that makes language learning systematic a built in mechanism kids tend to be so systematic (runned) some mechanism for taking up language information...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Gold during the Fall '97 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '97