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    phrase “nature versus nurture” was invented by Francis Galton. The Nature versus Nurture debate has been one of the oldest arguments in the psychology world. It is one of psychology’s biggest questions that despite the hundreds of years that this controversy has seen, a solid and proven answer has still remains a mysterious. This debate is about the scientific, cultural, and philosophical debate about whether human culture, behaviour, and personality are caused primarily by nature or nurture. As…

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    journalist of Nature vs. Nurture Debate: 50-Year Twin Study Proves It Takes Two To Determine Human Traits, has written that “A culmination of more than half a century of research collected on 14.5 million pairs of twins has finally concluded that the nature versus nurture debate is a draw” (Dovey). In other words, Dana Dovey restates Dr. Beben Benyamin’s research that nurture (environment) and nature (genes) both play an equal role in deciding one’s personality. The nurture v. nature controversy…

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    -Gabor Mate. Nature versus nurture is a long-standing debate regarding whether we are shaped by our genetics or by our surroundings. The discussion began back with the Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle. Plato believed that we are born with some character and intelligence while Aristotle thought that we were born as a blank slate and are shaped by the world. The debate is still going on today and is still unresolved. One way psychologists are trying to resolve nature versus nurture is by…

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    nurture debate. The nature vs. nurture debate is essentially the question of whether certain human characteristics, such as intelligence in this case, are part of human nature/genetic or if they are consequences of the type of environment the individual is in. Galton believed that intelligence was inherited and it wasn’t because of his “luck”…

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    Child Psychology. We discussed some common theories and debates on how children develop. Since you always say I turned out so good because of your parenting skills, I figured you would love to hear about matters that actually influence child development; maybe it is not just you after all! The most important concept, in my mind, is the nature versus nurture debate. I am sure you have heard at least some stories about this idea. The nature side of the argument is what you and my dad gave me,…

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    identical twins in two separate environments. Identical twins have the potential to become exactly the same person because they have almost the exact same genetic makeup. Discovering this was a total breakthrough for scientists studying the “Nature vs. Nurture Debate”. There are many stories of twins raised in completely different environments who, when reunited, are found to have almost the exact same personalities, preferences, and habits. Case studies of twins reared apart reveal…

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    The nature versus nurture debate is one that dates back to 1869, which is when the phrase “nature versus nurture” was first conceived by Francis Galton, an English Polymath. This debate speculates whether nature or nurture has the most effect on human beings when it comes to areas such as homosexuality, intelligence, and criminal behavior. Today, most people settle on one side of this eternal debate, and do so with proper explanations and evidence as to why their position is the correct position…

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    Three and Four Part I - Discuss the "nature versus nurture" argument and provide support for each aspect of the controversy. “Nature versus nurture” is a concept within psychology whereby the extend of which aspects of behavior is inherited or acquired. Human behavior is largely influenced bu both of these factors when it comes to behavior. There are characteristics that we inherit and others that we develop, depending on or environment and experiences. Nature is defined as a genetic…

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    known nature verses nurture debate. Or heredity verses environment in simpler terms. The nature verses nurture debate is whether if the way you act is based on genetic qualities, heredity, or if the environment you were born into had an effect on your upbringing and personality. Some debate that it’s nature, born good, and other debate nurture, made evil. Aristotle, Rousseau and Darwin, and I all have different opinions on the nature verses nurture debate. The nature verses nurture debate also…

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    Nature vs Nurture Nature vs nurture is a common debate that has surrounded us for many, many years. The controversy centers on the premise that our personality, behaviour, intelligence, and feelings are either genetically inherited, or environmentally earned. Without both factors playing a key role, we would all be the same and all have the same experiences in life. It’s the feelings, idea’s and human behaviour’s inbred or learned as a young child. The nature vs nurture debate started in 1582…

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