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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- Spring '09
- Psychology, cognitive process, term cognitive refers