Nature Vs Nurture Pies Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… Operant conditioning in this theory is basically rewarding and punishing. For example if a child had done well at school then they would get rewarded for doing so with sticker charts or sweets or even praise. On the other hand if a child has been naughty and done something wrong then they should be punished with maybe a naughty corner etc. This theoretically teaches the child right and wrong. This links to the development of PIES at the infancy stage because of the intellectual, social and emotional development. Intellectually the children are discovering what is right and wrong and they are being taught this by operant conditioning. Emotionally they are developing what it feels like to be rewarded, so probably happy and joyful and then punished, probably upset and distressed. Socially this can help with an infant’s relationships with parents, friends and also can help at pre-school, nurseries or day centres or even schools. This is because if a mother and father manages to teach their child right from wrong this could mean that because the parents have put a lot of time and attention to the child the child will then grow older to have a trusted relationship with them. At schools this is a brilliant way that the teachers can teach the children right from wrong, it may take some time to get the hang of, but usually will eventually …show more content…
For example if there is a lot of stress at home this can make them unhappy and this could be how the individual that has experienced it around the home may begin to be like this with other people.
Theories that show how Nature affects PIES at adolescence.
The biological approach
The biological approach consists of many things. Two of these things are hormones and neurotransmitters.
Hormones play a huge role in the development of adolescences because it influences all areas of development, physical, intellectual emotional and social. Another way to explain the impact of hormones could be by saying ‘they take over the whole body’.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messages sent to the brain. Some of these chemicals are things such as serotonin. This controls the brain to tell you if you are hungry and when you need to stop eating. If there is a lack of serotonin in the body then this can cause depression. –Then scroll down to Psychology and click on the biological perspective.
Theory that shows how nurture affects PIES at

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