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Nurture

Nurture

1. To feed; to nourish.

2. To educate; to bring or train up. He was nurtured where he had been born. (Sir H. Wotton)

Synonym: To nourish, nurse, cherish, bring up, educate, tend.

To nurture, nourish, Cherish. Nourish denotes to supply with food, or cause to grow; as, to nourish a plant, to nourish rebellion. To nurture is to train up with a fostering care, like that of a mother; as, to nurture into strength; to nurture in sound principles. To cherish is to hold and treat as dear; as, to cherish hopes or affections.


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... that are often neglected by researchers, making IQ tests less credible. in the end, the way one is raised and their level of nourishment and nurture are major contributors to their intelligence. 1. There's no such thing as a "black brain." So your brain size claim has no validity. ...

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by Seth90210
Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... that are often neglected by researchers, making IQ tests less credible. in the end, the way one is raised and their level of nourishment and nurture are major contributors to their intelligence.

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:24 am
 
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Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Books about Human Behavior

Hello, I'm new in the forum! I'm searching for these topics: Human Nature, nature vs. nurture, behavior from an evolutionary point of view. I'd be really thankful if you can recomend good books about these topics.

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by EmmanuelHeadbanger
Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Books about Human Behavior
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Re: Evolution or De-evolution?

... So the genes only pass a trait on for a few generations if it has no current survival value. As to the behaviour of domestic animals that is nurture not nature. We have bred traits into domestic animals which make them less likely to survive in the wild, things like loss of cryptic colouration, ...

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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... full of such people would be a maladapted group. They would all be back-stabbers, and they would create more offspring than they can feed and nurture. What I'm suggesting above is similar. Normally, it's the beneficial traits that are selected for, but I am proposing a mechanism by which a ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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