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The debate of nurture and nature

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Discuss the nature nurture debate.

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What has most helped me to understand this debate is to break up and define nature and nurture:

*Nature refers to the fact that our genetic inheritance, through the process of heredity, is the primary influence in our development.

*Nurture refers to the position that the environment is primarily responsible for development. This includes childhood experiences such as parenting, education, cultural influences, learning, and so on.

*Nature ...

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This job describes the nature and nurture debate. It explains how twin studies contribute to the debate and the position of most developmental psychologists concerning this issue.