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How nature and nurture influence self-attribution and thereby affect cognitive development

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1.Self-attribution theory states that the way we interpret success or failure and our environment in a manner that helps us maintain our positive self-image.

2. Nature and Nurture impacts our self -attribution as our origins determine how we view ourselves and what we deem as positive traits ...

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Self-attribution theory and how it impacts cognitive development is examined.

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