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Nature vs. Nurture
An exploration of the "nature vs. nurture" debate.
# 120720 | 2,000 words | 35 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Theory)

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This paper examines the "nature vs. nurture" debate in terms of how both genetic and environmental factors affect an individual, particularly with reference to intelligence.

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"The debate over nature vs. nurture is a longstanding one. Essentially, the debate is between scientists who believe that people behave the way they do according to heredity i.e. genetic predispositions or animal instincts-the nature theory-and those who believe that human behavior is conditioned by a person's environment and what the person is taught to do-the nurture theory. Although both nature and nurture are known to contribute to human intelligence, personality..."

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