Tabula Rasa Theory

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A theory about mental development that holds that the environment is responsible for individual differences among children, given that all children are, in a certain fashion, tabula rasa—clean slates
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Teachers and parents are equally in thrall to the Blank Slate theory. The Case Western team argued that this belief is directly proportional to a sense of mission, power and control.