Three Identical Strangers: Virtual Panel Discussion


Monday, March 29, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Does the ‘nature-nurture’ question still merit discussion? Come hear three experts talk about a quasi-experimental and questionably ethical study conducted several decades ago designed to examine the nature-nurture question.


Charles A. Nelson, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Education, Harvard University
Richard David Scott Chair in Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research, Boston Children's Hospital


Judith Edersheim, JD, MD

Founding Co-Director, MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


Steven Pinker, PhD

Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

The panel discussion will be held virtually via Zoom. To ensure that you will receive access to the event, register now. We will send out a link to the event the day before the event. Please watch the documentary prior to the panel discussion.


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