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Not in your genes : the real reasons children are like their parents

Author: Oliver James
Publisher: London : Vermilion, an imprint of Ebury Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is a prevailing myth - in both modern society and in modern science - that who we are is largely down to our genetic code. Most of us believe that our personalities, abilities and health are down to a combination of both our upbringing and our natural genetic makeup. Labels we are given as a child (of 'intelligent', 'slow' or 'shy') continue through to our adult years - often holding us back and stopping us
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver James
ISBN: 9780091947668 0091947669 9780091947675 0091947677
OCLC Number: 944318162
Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm
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Professor Robert Plomin, the world's leading geneticist, said in 2014 of his search for genes that explain differences in our psychology: `I have been looking for these genes for fifteen years.  Read more...

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"Radical but full of hope ... we really can choose our mental health and that of our children" * Steve Biddulph, bestselling author of Raising Boys * "the nation's shrink" * The Times * "James is Read more...

 
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