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Nature vs Nurture?

In Web searching (on Google, or Hotbot, or some such search engine) on the topic "Nature vs. Nurture.? find an interesting discussion or article related to it. Share the article and URL and a brief explanation of the general points of the article or debate in an outline form or as bullet points. Finally, share your own perspective on the "Nature vs. Nurture" debate or dilemma.

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1. Share the article and URL and a brief explanation of the general points of the article or debate in an outline form or as bulleted points. Finally, share your own perspective on the "Nature vs. Nurture?debate or dilemma.

o What do we know about the nature vs. nurture from research is that some characteristics (e.g. eyes color, height, intelligence, freckles, etc.) are DNA determined

o E.g. you got your green eyes from your mother and your freckles from your father.

o Research also shows that the environment also plays a part in behavior e.g. twin studies.

o However, research has not yet fully identified how much of what we are is determined by our DNA and how much by our life experience.

o E.g. it is more difficult to separate DNA from the environment on other factors, such as an individual's behavior, intelligence, and personality.

o However, based on Nature theory, there is some evidence to suggest that more abstract traits such as intelligence; personality, aggression, and sexual orientation are also encoded in an individual's DNA e.g. twin studies show that twins reared apart have similar hairstyles, dispositions, chosen similar carriers, walk and talk similarly, etc.

o However, there are mixed results. Other studies, for example, show that fraternal twins are as similar as their non-twin brothers and sisters; however, they also show these same striking ...

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Referring to an article related to the nature-nurture controversy, this solution explains the main points of the article, and then discusses the controversy at a more personal level. The article is included at the end of the solution.

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