Nature Vs Nurture : Nature Versus Nurture Essay

720 Words Sep 29th, 2015 3 Pages
Nature Versus Nurture One of the most common asked questions in the realm of psychology is the question of nature versus nurture for the developmental stage(s) of adolescents. There are many debates on whether nature or nurture is more important in the life an adolescent. Of course these questions are quite necessary, but they are also highly arguable. There are people who believe that nature is better than nurture and vice versa, but there are also people who believe both nature and nurture are really high on their chart. Naturally, everybody 's answer will be different because no two people live the same life and/or feel the same feelings, but for every person the question still remains was it nature, nurture, or both?
Personally I never really thought about whether I was (am being) raised with more nature or nurture until this assignment. However after doing lots of research I believe that throughout my childhood I have felt an equal amount of nature and nurture. I only came to this conclusion when I read a website online that said, “The underlying question of this debate is, whether genetic factors (nature) or environmental factors (nurture) are more important in determining child development.” (Infant Toddler Development). Basically nature is what genes children gets from their biological parents gene pool and so on and so forth, while nurture is the environment a child is raised in.
I think that nature affects me, and every other person on this world. The reality…

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