roles of nature and nurture on brain development

  • Created by: jmghouri
  • Created on: 28-11-19 19:05

nature -> refers to innate, genetic influences and characteristics you inherit from your ancestors

nuture -> refers to environmental factors that affect behaviour e.g how you was raised / life experiences

identical twins are called monozygotic twins that contain 100% same DNA

non identical twins are called dizygotic twins that contain 50% of the same DNA


  • mothers who smoke when pregnant give birth to smaller babies
  • smoking also effects size of the brain


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