Cognitive is one of the seven major perspectives in modern psychology given in the textbook Visualiz

Cognitive is one of - If I had to argue between nature vs nurture and which plays a bigger role in the development of an individual I would say

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Cognitive is one of the seven major perspectives in modern psychology given in the textbook Visualizing Psychology. The term cognitive refers to an individual’s mental functions. The cognitive process deals with an individual’s logical side of their brain. It is their logical reasoning and thinking. Perception, judgment, and awareness are also parts of a person’s cognitive processes. Cognitive is the process of our memories or thoughts which can’t be deciphered by anyone besides us. Many professionals have theories on how our cognitive process affects our emotions and how they could help better understand human behaviors through the study of cognitive theory. Behaviorists see cognitive process weak to use due to the abstract nature of thoughts. Cognitive process has been used to explain behavior or personality issues. I do believe understanding the cognitive process of the human mind could help future understanding for an individual’s unstable mentality or behaviors.
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Unformatted text preview: If I had to argue between nature vs. nurture and which plays a bigger role in the development of an individual I would say nurture. Nature builds our basic instincts, but not our mentally or personalities. It is our nurture which builds our characters and our trend of thought. I believe if you take two individuals with the same nature, but place them in a different nurture environment then their personalities would not be the same. A person’s basic character traits such as stubbornness or childishness main remain the same, but it is their mental and emotional process of a situation which is affected by their nurtured upbringing. An individual’s nurture can have both positive and negative affect depending on the environment they were exposed too. Over all nature is important and cannot be ignore, but it is nurture which has more significant in the development of an individual’s development....
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2011 for the course CRIM 320 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '09 term at DeVry Fresno.

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