The Argument Of What Affects One 's Development And Personality

1794 Words Dec 6th, 2016 8 Pages
This research paper addresses the argument of what affects one’s development and personality more. I will be discussing both sides of the Nature vs. Nurture debate to get a better view on the argument and to provide necessary research to form a necessary opinion on both subjects. While many people think that a person is more influenced by genetic makeup or what they learned while growing into the human they are now. The meaning of nature in the nature vs. nurture debate. I believe that nature is the genetic makeup of any person. So, this means that it is the base of everything, where everything will be built from. Nature is the world as it exists without human beings or civilization; so therefore, the nature of a person is how that person exists without outside influences, like friends or family, which allows you to inherit behavioral characteristics. The meaning or nurture in the nature vs. nurture debate. I believe that nurture is the way that a person is affected from an outside source. An outside source is usually the way a person is raised, peer pressure, or personal/ traumatizing experiences. The main outside influences are family and friends, which allows you to acquire behavioral characteristics. There are 5 approaches to psychology, with some leaning more toward nature and some leaning more toward nurture. There are 5 approaches to psychology, with some leaning more toward nature and some leaning more toward nurture. The biological approach keys in on the…

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