CRJ308 WEEK 1 DB1

CRJ308 WEEK 1 DB1 - Shared environment is the environmental...

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Shared environment is the environmental factor responsible for the resemblances between family members (Bartol, R. & Bartol, M, 2011). Shared environments refer to environments that are the same between siblings from the same household, such as economic well-being and parental socialization techniques. Shared environments work to make siblings similar to each other. Simply put, if an environment has the effect of making siblings more similar, it is defined as a shared environment. Shared environments consist of those environments shared by siblings as a result of growing up in the same family. For example, family values and child-rearing practices may be common across siblings. Most research is done in shared environment with twins but it allow the evidences of what happen to those that share the same environment no matter if you are twin or not. Researchers estimate that at least 100 studies have shown that genes play a role in crimes. “Research has been conducted regarding this debate which has resulted in a conclusion that both
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