Tiger moms and the nurture assumption

Bryan Caplan does not buy Amy Chua’s ideas that extreme strictness is doing children any good, and references Judith Harris’ research, which is basically a critique of what she calls the ”nurture assumption”, the idea that it matters very much how kids are raised …

The influence of genetic factors are not taken into consideration, he claims: http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2011/01/does_asian_pare.html

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