Aaron Panofsky: the controversial science of nature vs. nurture

From Nine To Noon, 10:11 am on 19 September 2014

Misbehaving ScienceIn Misbehaving Science, UCLA assistant professor Aaron Panofsky traces the field of behaviour genetics back to its origins in the 1950s, telling the story through close looks at the major controversies in the field.

From the "criminal chromosome" to the "gay gene," claims about the influence of genes like these have led to often vitriolic societal debates about race, class, and inequality.