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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.
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.
The Nurture Versus Nature Debate in Language Development
The relative significance of nature and nurture on the development of human language has been a historical debate spanning decades of cognitive and developmental psychology. For many years, people have debated and discussed the importance of nature and nurture and which has greater significance in human development. In this assignment, you will focus on the roles of nature and nurture in the process of language development.
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Write an essay (1,750-2,000 words) in which you discuss how the evolution of computer-generated speech affects the nature-nurture debate in the process of language development. In your essay address the following:
The roles nature and nurture have in the process of language development.
Does the successful development of computer-generated speech, which allows computers to communicate with one another, orally, effectively eliminate the nature-nurture debate regarding human language development?