The Sports Gene: An Innovative Take on Nature vs. Nurture
Genetic advantage, illegal drugs & messing around with mother nature
Is world-class sports performance just a matter of thousands of hours of deep practice, or do you have to have the right genes? What’s the latest on the nature versus nurture debate?
David Epstein has studied the issue intensely over several years and has produced the excellent book: The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance. Join us a most incisive conversation.
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