Definitions of nurture in dictionaries include three main concepts, starting with the root from Latin on suckle and nourish, extending to the development of the child beyond infancy to full potential, but also the developmental concept distinguishing “nature versus nurture”.
ALL THREE qualify under the banner of NURTURESCIENCE.
Neuroscience developed in the old paradigm of maternal-infant separation. Nurturescience now engulfed or embedded in current neuroscience paradigms, needs dissecting out and given prominence as a science.
This “dissecting” is done in detail in publications. Follows is a summary of key points.