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Unformatted text preview: on the environment the child grows up in and not just their inherited traits. It is flawed to ask how much of a particular behavior is due to genetics and how much is due to experience because behavior always develops under the combined control of both nature and nurture, not under the control of one or the other. It is appropriate to separate the contributions of genetics and experience when measuring the development of differences among individuals because every individual carries different genes and is also raised differently. While the two factors will affect behavior, the combinations are infinite, in which any interactions cannot truly be judged. THE NATURE-NURTURE ISSUE 3 Reference Pinel, J. P. (2007). Basics of Biopsychology . N/a: Allyn & Bacon....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Colina during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10