How Can Impressions And Observations At A Young Age Change How Individuals Interact With The World?

1300 Words May 11th, 2016 6 Pages
How can impressions and observations at a young age change how individuals interact with the world? How can these impressions relate to or even cause common psychological disorders such as bipolar disorder and depression? Or even how can these impressions relate to eating and body dysmorphic disorders, and what about personality disorders? These have all been the topic of conversation for years, and one of the longest debated topics of Psychology and Philosophy. In this essay, we will be exploring the many different points of this argument from influential psychologists to modern scientists alike, explaining how mental disorders are just as much and even more environmental than they are biological. British statesman Lord Chesterfield once said, “we are, in truth, more than half what we are by imitation". Everything psychological is also both biological. Nurturing a child during its early stages of development is crucial to raising a mentally and emotionally stable individual because of mental disorders, acquired instability, and childhood imitation.

Scientists have explored this topic for hundreds of years, and there are many pieces of this debate. So what, what exactly is the debate of nature versus nurture? Cherry, K. author of many articles having to do with this subject writes, “The (nature versus nurture) debate centers on the relative contributions of genetic inheritance and environmental factors in human development,” therefore, the debated nature versus nurture…

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