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Psychlogy Essay

  • Submitted by: meaky88
  • on August 22, 2015
  • Category: Psychology
  • Length: 662 words

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Monique Hernandez
Ms. Nunes-Gill
                                                                    NATURE VS NUTURE
Nature versus nurture is a huge debate and has been argued among several theorists because it affects how we see things and how we think personality is developed throughout life I would like to give some examples of nature and nurture so we can ultimately come up with some sort of conclusion of this long standing debate.

First of all Nature or genes we inherit hereditarily is what makes us who we are this is one theory I don’t believe is true because of the simple fact that yes we do inherit some genes from our mother and father such as eye color, skin color and or hair color however we as infants learn to walk and move and crawl and adapt to our environments which means nurture takes place when the environment of a child shapes their personality, although some believe that we are already born with our own individual personality so If you believe you were born already with a personality, then you take the side of nature. On the other hand if you believe that your personality developed based on influences in your life beginning when you were a child then you believe in nurture. Two totally different theories, both which are believed to make us who we are.

Nurture is when your environment shapes your personality and makes you who you are, now this theory I believe more in because I think it does shape you into whom you are to become in life for example if you are born into a negative housing environment   this will in turn have an effect on who you will be because if you are treated bad at home all the time you really don’t know any different which can effect how you treat other people throughout life which can sometimes lead an individual down the wrong path in life, now on the other hand I think that if you are born into a positive and loving home this would make for a happy and motivated individual which can lead the person to pursue...

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