Price 1 Allison Price Mr. Jeremy Burke English 101 24 September 2019 Nature vs. Nurture Throughout time, several human behavioral patterns have led to the belief that our lives depend on either nature or nurture. It is the scientific and cultural debate on human evolution, which partakes in contributions of genetic and or environmental inheritance. Today, many experts only take a one-sided approach. Though it is unclear where the initial controversy originated, a psychologist by the name of Sir Francis Galton brought great light to the topic in the late 1800s. Since then, social sciences have kept a close eye on child development. Nature can be thought of as a “pre-wiring”. It plays the role of biology. The simple characteristics of your own genetic code and hereditary factors are the only reasons for human behavior. This being our main factor in how we go about our day. It is the fact that your own genetic makeup displays your role in life. This may include life expectancy and disease passed down through genetics. A European study showed that our genes supply our intelligence which birthed their technological advances. Some components like an extra chromosome or diseases will obviously have an effect on a very low percentage of human life. Though genetic factors
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