The Nature Vs. Nurture In Human Development

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One of the oldest arguments in the history of psychology is the Nature vs Nurture debate. We know that both nature and nurture play important roles in human development, but we have not known yet whether we are developed majorly because of nature or due to nurture. Nature is the coding of genes in each cell in us humans that determines the different traits that we have, such as eye color, hair color, height, and many other traits. The nurture theory holds that genetic influence over abstract traits may exist; however, the environmental factors are the real origins of our behavior. This includes the use of conditioning in order to induce a new behavior to a child, or alter an unlikely behavior being shown by the child. Differences between…show more content…
They may share the same mother, but different fathers in which case they are known as uterine siblings or maternal half-brothers/half-sisters, or they may have the same father but different mothers in which case, they are known as agnate siblings or paternal half-brothers/half-sisters. In law, the term consanguine is used in place of agnate. They share only one parent instead of two as full siblings do and are on average 25% related. Theoretically, there is a chance that they might not share genes. This is very rare and is due to there being a smaller possibility of inheriting the same chromosomes from the shared parent. However, the same is also theoretically possible for full siblings. Half-siblings can have a wide variety of interpersonal relationships, from a bond as close as any full siblings, to total strangers. …show more content…
This will cause the parents to become by-the-book caregivers who are extremely attentive, stringent with rules. They would be more careful and watch what they do. Now if the parents decides to have a second child, they might raise their second-born with less of an iron first due to their experiences raising their firstborn. The parents wouldn’t have to research stuff because they would already know what to do because of the experience they had with the first child. Not saying they are going to be careless but they would know what to do already. They might also be less attentive to the second child since there's another child competing for attention, and they probably wouldn’t be down the babies back like they were with the first child. That might cause the second child to act out because they are not getting the
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