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The Nurture Assumption

Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do

by Judith Rich Harris

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Child care & upbringing,
  • Psychology,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Child Development And Rearing,
  • Parenting - General,
  • Child Care/Parenting,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Parenting - Child Rearing,
  • Developmental - Child,
  • Science / General,
  • Relationships,
  • Family,
  • Parenting,
  • Child Development,
  • United States,
  • Child rearing,
  • Nature and nurture

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSteven Pinker (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722341M
    ISBN 100684857073
    ISBN 109780684857077

    Debate on Group Socialization Theory National Council on Family Relations, Novem "Do Parents Matter?" Henry Singer's 1-hour documentary on The Nurture Assumption Equinox, Channel 4 [UK], Septem Online chat on "A Talk with Judith Rich Harris" on Edge Article about NICHD conference and book on Parenting and the Child's World. This groundbreaking book, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times notable pick, rattled the psychological establishment when it was first published in by claiming that parents have little impact on their children's development. In this tenth anniversary edition of The Nurture Assumption, Judith Harris has updated material throughout and provided a fresh ing Reviews: 1.

    Book Review The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do by Judith Rich Harris The Free Press, Reviewed by Michael Jaffe, Ph.D. Perhaps the professional books that are most worth reading are those that challenge our basic assumptions and beliefs, and hopefully our preconceptions. And what belief is more fundamental to the. Harris, J. R. (). The nurture assumption: Why children turn out the way they do. New York: The Free Press. Pp. ISBN: This book makes a bold claim: It’s not parents or other adult family members who have the main environmental (non-genetic) .

    The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do is a book by the psychologist Judith Rich ally published by the Free Press, which published a revised edition in The book was a Pulitzer Prize finalist (general non-fiction). Get this from a library! The nurture assumption: why children turn out the way they do. [Judith Rich Harris] -- "How much credit do parents deserve when their children turn out well? How much blame when they turn out badly? This book explodes some of our deepest beliefs about .


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The Nurture Assumption summary. This is my book summary of The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris. My notes are informal and often contain quotes from the book as well as my own thoughts. This summary also includes key lessons and important passages from the book.

This groundbreaking book, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times notable pick, rattled the psychological establishment when it was first published in by claiming that parents have little impact on their children's development. In this tenth anniversary edition of The Nurture Assumption, Judith Harris has updated material throughout and provided a fresh by: The Nurture Assumption is a fascinating, meticulous, well supported non-fiction account of why our cultural obsession with the importance of parenting is misplaced and unsupported by evidence.

Judith Rich Harris' commitment to the scientific method, especially the concept of the null hypothesis and its rejection, is commendable/5(). The author of the controversial book The Nurture Assumption tackles the biggest mystery in all of psychology: What makes people differ so much in personality and behavior.

It can't just be "nature and nurture," because even identical twins who grow up together—same genes, same parents—have different personalities. The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do - Kindle edition by Harris, Judith Rich, Pinker, Steven.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do/5(). This groundbreaking book, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times notable pick, rattled the psychological establishment when it was first published in by claiming that parents have little impact on their children's development.

In this tenth anniversary edition of The Nurture Assumption, Judith Harris has updated material throughout and provided a fresh ed on: Febru The nurture assumption is not a truism; it is not even a universally acknowledged truth.

It is a product of our culture--a cherished cultural myth. In the remainder of this chapter I will tell you where it came from and how I came to question it.

The Heredity and Environment of the Nurture Assumption. A few years after the first edition of The Nurture Assumption was published, I realized that the theory proposed in that book, Group Socialization Theory, was incomplete. It does a good job of. It was Steven Pinker’s book, The Blank Slate (see my review on the basics and the implications), that pointed me to The Nurture Assumption.

Pinker spends a great deal of time in the book trying to explain how humans are formed and how we become ourselves. He describes the flap that happened when Harris published an article and her book. Parenting doesn’t matter much when it comes to shaping a child’s personality, abilities, and behavior over the long run.

That was the startling conclusion embraced by Judith Rich Harris nearly 20 years ago in The Nurture Assumption. And it was one I reflected on frequently while reading two new works, Jonah Lehrer’s, A Book About Love and Alison Gopnik’s, The Gardener and the Carpenter.

The Nurture Assumption () addresses the long-standing debate about the role of nature and nurture. These blinks explain the different factors influencing a child’s development and debunk the prevailing stance that children are a product of their upbringing.

The nurture assumption says that parents teach their children these lessons and many others that determine whether the children become well socialized. However, little evidence supports this assumption, and a lot of evidence indicates that children's socialization 8/10().

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I own the book both in its paperback and its audible version. I was disappointed by the audio quality (very compressed MB for 3h30 of audio) and by the fact that large sections of the book are not covered in the audio version. The Nurture Assumption Quotes Showing of 2 “other words, if you want to know the truth about the emperor’s clothes, don’t ask the tailors.” ― Judith Rich Harris, The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They DoCited by: With eloquence and humor, Judith Harris explains why parents have little power to determine the sort of people their children will become.

The Nurture Assumption is an important and entertaining work that brings together insights from psychology, sociology, anthropology, primatology, and evolutionary biology to offer a startling new view of who.

What ''The Nurture Assumption'' does say about parents and children, however, warrants the lively controversy it began generating even before publication. Judith Rich Harris was chucked out of graduate school at Harvard 38 years ago, on the grounds that she was unlikely to.

The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do. Marian Perkins, Much of the book is dedicated to challenging the traditional notions and theories relating to the parental influence on a child's development from various theoretical standpoints such as psychology, anthropology, behaviour genetics, and sociology.

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