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Unformatted text preview: essentially a clean sheet, and from the moment they are born begin to be molded into the person that they will be when grown up. Those who believe in nurture believe that behavior is not biologically ordained. Although it might seem like an easy way out, I truly and adamantly believe that everybody is partially correct in this debate. Nature probably plays a part, as alcoholics often breed alcoholics, and often children of professional athletes become professional athletes. On the other hand, nurture is definitely affects the behavior of an individual. A good example of that are twins separated at birth. Although they have similarities, the way they are nurtured apparently makes a difference in behavior and personality. Therefore, this is not a black or white debate, rather a debate with many shades of grey....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Raposo during the Fall '07 term at Endicott.
- Fall '07