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    In life span development one of the major develpment issues is nature-nurture. What is this issue and why is it important to the study of human life span development?

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    1. In life span development one of the major development issues is nature-nurture. What is this issue and why is it important to the study of human life span development?

    Life span development is interested in advancing knowledge of the processes of change for people across the life span. Topics of research include: developmental theories, methods of investigating life-span change, as well as such processes as cognition, memory, theories of mind, identity, risk-taking, social relationships, and problem behavior. The nature-nurture issue is important to researchers when studying these processes, as they are interested in determining if these processes are influenced by a person's genes or the person's environment that causes these changes. Or, is it an interaction between the two?

    Therefore, the relationship between innateness (nature) and environmental (nurture) is important and significant in life span development. Does nature or nurture ...

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