Cheryl A. Logan

After many years working in birdsong, in the 1990s I began research in the history of psychology and biology. I now explore the interface of science and society in the early twentieth century, drawing on changes in psychology and biology to examine problems in the history of nature and nurture, the history of endocrinology, and the medicalization of people and conditions. **Education: * B. A. Southern Methodist University, 1967 * M. A. and Ph. D. in Experimental Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1974 **Research interests: * Animal behavior: animal communication; birdsong; behavioral endocrinology, avian territoriality. * The history of psychology and biology: history of endocrinology; history of eugenics; nature-nurture problem; history of sexuality; early twentieth century applications of biology to society.

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Synthesis and separation in the history of ‘nature’ and ‘nurture.’ 2007 1849 For much of the 20th century scientific psychology treated the relative contributions of nature and nurture to the development of phenotypes as the result of two quite separate sources of influence. One, nature, was linked to biological perspectives,...