Francisco has highly educated parents. throughout his school years, each parent took turns ensuring he understood his coursework. they put much effort into conveying the value and importance of education to francisco as he went through school. francisco has higher than a 4.0 high-school grade point average and is now applying to the top private colleges in the nation. according to pierre bourdieu, francisco acquired what from his parents?
many scientific studies have demonstrated that misinformation can have a great effect in the way a person remembers a particular event. the introduction of different information just an instant after an important event can dramatically change the way in which we remember it.
in the case of an eyewitness, we have to take into account that any false information introduced can change the perception that we have about a criminal, wether he/she is guilty or not.
this statement underlies the nativism hypothesis.
nativism ( in psychology ) is the view that certain skills or abilities are already in the infant's brain at birth. there are some preexisting ideas in the mind that are 'hard wired' into the brain even before the child is born.
this statement is a direct contrast to the theory of empiricism, where it is believed that the brain is a 'blank slate' at birth and it does not contain any content.
according to the nativists, some color preferences are innate as well as some moral intuitions. some of the world's most famous nativists are noam chomsky and jerry fodor.
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