Nature is what we think of as pre-wiring and is influenced by genetic inheritance and
other biological factors. Nurture is generally taken as the influence of external factors
after conception (the product of exposure, experience and learni
What is the difference between a genotype and a phenotype?
The genotype is the set of genes in our DNA that is responsible
for a particular trait. The phenotype is the physical expression, or
characteristics, of that trait.
Describe one of your phenot
After watching the video I picked up on a few points from each.
With postpartum depression, depression that occurs after childbirth effects 13% of
women in the U.S. Those who develop postpartum depression are at greater risk of
developing major depres
Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development: According to Erikson, the ego develops
as it successfully resolves crises that are distinctly social in nature. These involve
establishing a sense of trust in others, developing a sense of ident
Explain the function of newborn reflexes and describe some of the
different types of reflexes and provide examples of each.
Newborn reflexes function as involuntary or spontaneous movements
that occur as part of the babys usual activity. Some of these
Watch the videos on theories of human development and choose one
to discuss. Give an example of how you may have observed this theory
in your life or your work. Read other students' post and respond to 5
Freud proposed that psychological d
The nature vs. nurture debate is the degree to which genetic or
hereditary influences (nature) and experiential or environmental
influences (nurture) determine the kind of person you are.
When I think of nature vs. nurture I think of athlet