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Psych906 - Psychology The Nature and Nurture of Behavior"Life is lived forward but understood backwards We carry our history on our shoulder Video

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Psychology 9/6/07 The Nature and Nurture of Behavior “Life is lived forward but understood backwards.” We carry our history on our shoulder. Video: The Human Animal Between birth and age 6, the brain grows the most. Things are learned in permanent storage. People have strong opinions on both sides. Video: Orchestra girl Charlotte Church: Singing Men of Harlech, age 12. Is this genetic or just the way she was brought up? She never took any singing lesson. We have to learn how to live with our genetics and heredity. Structure of the lecture: The role of nature (heredity) The interactions between nature and nurture (environment) Life span development Stage theories of development “The role of nurture DNA will revolutionize psychological research and treatment” Identical twins are good for researching nature vs nurture. Video: The human animal We are born with a lot more than we could have expected. Small portion of children are pushed by nature to be outgoing or fearful. Some people are born to take risks.
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor M during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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Psych906 - Psychology The Nature and Nurture of Behavior"Life is lived forward but understood backwards We carry our history on our shoulder Video

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