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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Social Sciences - Cosmetics, Beauty
English term or phrase:to be hard-wired
A few schools of thought have prevailed during the past decade; most notably, the theory of evolutionary psychology, wherein humans are hard-wired to view specific traits as desirable to ensure continuation of the species.
Me quedo con "preprogramado". "Inherente" es aceptable, pero me obliga a dar un giro forzado a la frase, aquí y en otros lugares donde aparece el susodicho.
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Explanation: sería una respuesta automática o innata, según la definición Nr. 3 que sigue:
tr.v. hard-·wired, hard-·wir·ing, hard-·wires
To connect (electronic components, for example) by electrical wires or cables.
To implement (a capability) through logic circuitry that is permanently connected within a computer and therefore not subject to change by programming.
To determine or put into effect by physiological or neurological mechanisms; make automatic or innate: “It may be that certain orders of anxiety are hard-wired in us” (Armand Schwerner).