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Factors Influencing Personality Development

What factors affect an individual's personality development? Which factor has the biggest effect? Why?

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One of the major factors that affects an individual's personality development is that individual's genetics in respect to their brain and neurological functions. This is due to the fact that an individual's personality has a direct relationship with their thinking patterns and the physiological makeup of their brain. An individual's emotional state also has a tremendous bearing on the personality characteristics that the individual displays to others within their environment. Due to these factors the development of an individual's brain, hormonal system, and neurological system, have a very ...