Sunday, December 30, 2012

[PHI 3000] Nature and Nurture

Suppose that the causes of violent behavior are both genetic and environmental, as suggested in this clip from NOVA Science Now.

Watch Criminal Minds: Born or Made? on PBS. See more from NOVA scienceNOW.

Does that mean that being violent is up to the individual person? Does it make sense to hold people with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) responsible (and/or blame them) for their violent outbursts?

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