Sex Differences, Biological or Acquired?

Weatherly, Josephine
January 1923
Education;Jan1923, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p257
Academic Journal
The article offers a determination of what really causes the difference in sexes, if it is biological, acquired or a combination of both factors. It questions if the differences occur in both mental and physical attributes. It elaborates more that social heredity is received through the social or environmental conditions where the child is raised. For biological heredity, both physical and mental, is already there even before birth, and is passed through the genes and cannot be changed by social influence.


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