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  1. Edmund Ramsden (2012). Rats, Stress and the Built Environment. History of the Human Sciences 25 (5):123-147.
    From 1942 to 1952, a programme took place at Johns Hopkins to devise new methods of controlling Baltimore’s rat population. This article focuses on three individuals closely connected to this project at various stages of its development: psycho-biologist Curt Richter, animal ecologist David E. Davis, and ecologist and psychologist John B. Calhoun. For all three, the challenges of controlling rat numbers highlighted the significance of stress – a homeostatic mechanism critical to the survival of the animal. This was a process (...)
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  2. Edmund Ramsden (2008). Eugenics From the New Deal to the Great Society: Genetics, Demography and Population Quality. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 39 (4):391-406.
    The relationship between biological and social scientists as regards the study of human traits and behavior has often been perceived in terms of mutual distrust, even antipathy. In the interwar period, population study seemed an area that might allow for closer relations between them—united as they were by a concern to improve the eugenic quality of populations. Yet these relations were in tension: by the early post-war era, social demographers were denigrating the contributions of biologists to the study of population (...)
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