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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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The origins of the nature versus nurture debate date back far beyond the past 50 years.
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For a long time, the community believed the idea of nature versus nurture, but very few scientists think in those terms today.
The chapter on prenatal through childhood focuses on the developing mind, nature versus nurture, cognitive and language development, as well as early experiences in memory, emotion, and attachment.
While the "nature versus nurture" theory will always be a debate in the realm of psychology and biology, I am a believer that while DNA and biological factors do play a significant role in our being, the environment, the people involved, and the guidance we receive especially during our formative years are as crucial, if not even more important in how we choose to live life and during our most trying moments.
Die kwessie van "nature versus nurture" word in die verhaal teenoor mekaar opgeweeg.
But this nature versus nurture story also has a very interesting point of view on violence and aggressive behavior -- co-writers Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell's screenplay consistently emphasizes how Chappie's true and inert nature (pointing at human nature) is that of compassion and a refusal to use power and violence despite the manipulations of his crime-lord foster parents.
Offerings included the classic Nature versus Nurture discussion; individual training; off-duty self-development; professional reading; computer expertise; previous (civilian and military) experience; mentoring; and others such as playing various types of games: card, role-playing, strategy, brainteasers, etc.
Nature versus Nurture is the fundamental debate in the field of human development.
A psychologist takes a new look at the nature versus nurture debate by examining research on human development from infancy on.
Chapter one examines the nature versus nurture debate and pays special attention to areas in which there are overlaps and consensus.