Perceptions of Nature, Nurture and Behaviour PDF

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NATURE ORNURTURE
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1NATURE vs NURTURE.................................................................................................................1Overview.....................................................................................................................................1Key Nature And Nurture Variables.............................................................................................2Relationship Between Selected Variables And Later Offending................................................4Argument.....................................................................................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONNature is termed as the genetic and hereditary factors which influences are individualsbehaviours, personality traits ass well as their physical appearance. Whereas, nurture is termed asthe those environmental factors which places impact upon individuals current status and lifestyle.It simply includes early childhood experiences, their upbringing, surrounding culture and socialrelationships. It has been analysed that both the terms are placing impact upon future offending.This report will provide in depth knowledge on both the terms that is nature as well as nurture. Itwill also discuss about some essential variables of nature and nurture and how these variablesplaces influence on later offending. Further it will show description over the relationshipbetween some of chosen variables and later offending. At last, it will clearly specify that amongnature, nurture or their combination which one is most essential for future offending.NATURE vs NURTUREOverviewNature and nurture are the two different terms which have higher influence over theirbehaviour of individual(Barlow, Silverberg and Livingstone, 2019). Both the terms are lookingalike but as per psychology they make a huge difference.Nature:Nature refers to those factors which includes hereditary factors and geneticinheritance which contributes in the human development. Some of the common biologicallycharacteristics of these are genetic diseases, hair colour, skin colour, height, life expectancy, eyecolour etc.Nurture:It refers to all environmental factors like personal experience of individual,family, surrounding, neighbours, social relationships etc. which contributes in the humandevelopment(Flynn, 2016).It has been analysed that both the nature and nurture holds capability of affectingindividuals life as well as their development (The Age Old Debate of Nature vs. Nurture,2019).Their difference or variation can be easily understood by going through few examples. Forinstance, if an child attains academic success then it is the result of both genetic andenvironmental factor. In this, high catching power of child's parents have contributed in gaininggood academic score. This is the contribution of nature(genetic inheritance). On the other hand,surrounding of good teachers and class mates works as the strong environmental factors that also1
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