Nature, Nurture and Probability


SINCE Galton, it is customary to consider that characters are due to nature or to nurture, or to both, and that there is no third cause. From a practical point of view, however, factors of chance can surely be supposed to play a part. To clarify this conception, let me take an example.


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DAHLBERG, G. Nature, Nurture and Probability. Nature 156, 539 (1945).

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