Oliver James on What Makes Us Who We Are
Genetics is often cited as the key factor in explaining what makes us who we are. Recently, however, there is increasing weight given to the importance of our childhood in the formation of our ‘persona’. As adults we retain the ability to change, but what we learn as children is crucial and, therefore, education is key to shaping who we are individually – and our society as a whole. Oliver James explains a bold new contribution to the nature-nurture debate.
By: The RSA.