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Nature vs. Nurture: the Pendulum Still Swings With Plenty of Momentum

December 11, 1998 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

The latest news about child rearing is that what parents do doesn't matter -- at least, not as much as we thought. The writer Judith Rich Harris argues in The Nurture Assumption: Why Children Turn Out the Way They Do, a recent best seller, that...

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