nature versus nurture

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nature versus nurture

The perennial argument as to whether heredity or environment is more influential in determining the outcome of any individual's development. It is now apparent that the two are so intimately inter-related in their effects as to almost inseparable.
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Here the Nature part of the Nature-Nurture debate plays a vital role.
Genes and behavior: nature-nurture interplay explained.
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The type of research investigation that perhaps was most directly relevant to the nature-nurture debate and that became quite popular during this time was the twin study.
* Gunnar Branden, Uppsala University (Sweden); Mikael Lindahl, University of Gothenburg (Sweden); and Bjorn Ockert, Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (Sweden), "The Importance of Nature-Nurture Interactions in Skill Formation: Evidence from a Large Sample of Swedish Adoptees"
Other chapters, written by colleagues in the sciences and philosophy at Westminster, deal with "hot button" issues in religion and science: the Big Bang, evolution, nature-nurture, and intelligent design (ID).
We await the next round most eagerly, even if the fight (like the nature-nurture debate itself) is destined to end in a draw.--John T.
There's also a look at about the nature-nurture debate - how much of our pets' behaviour is part of their genetic make-up, and how much has been developed in response to their owners?
They outline a clinical model for assessment and treatment of language impairment; the factors of nature-nurture, cognitive development, gesture development, and hearing; comprehension, semantics, grammar, pragmatics, and phonology; speech sound disorders; literacy and language development; cultural competence; language impairments; and communication development in children with multiple disabilities.
Aalborg's approach is instructive because it attempts to fuse a kind of nature-nurture set of explanations making recourse to biological markers like stress levels in tandem with social norms.
They found that genetic and environmental contributions to these characteristics vary geographically in the United Kingdom, and published their results online as a series of nature-nurture maps.