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What are some of the ways that psychologists attempt to explain human behavior? One of the major debates within the field of Psychology is the degree to which nature versus nurture shape human behaviors and traits. What comprises our nature? How would you define nurture? How would you describe the interaction between genetic potential, environmental influences, and personal choice? In your opinion, is biology destiny? Why or why not? These ideas are assessed.

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What are some of the ways that Psychologists attempt to explain human behavior?
"Every topic in psychology can be looked at in a number of different ways. For example, let's consider the subject of aggression. Someone who emphasizes a biological perspective would look at the how the brain and nervous system impact aggressive behavior. A professional who stresses a behavioral perspective would look at how environmental variables reinforce aggressive actions. Another psychologist who utilizes a cross-cultural approach might consider how cultural and social influences contribute to aggressive or violent behaviors." (Van Wagner 2008)

That being said, Freud attempt to explain human ...

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The solution discusses ways to uncover human behavior.