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What is the nature debate?
Genetic inheritance and other biological factors.
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What is the nurture debate?
The influence of external factors after conception such as social and environmental factors.
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What is the debate?
It focuses on the influences on human behaviour. Certain physical characteristics are biologically determined by genetic inheritance. The debate is whether psychological characteristics are wired before a child is born or not.
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What is the research supporting the nature debate?
Bowlby's theory of attachment is a perspective of development as it explains the bonds between the mother and child as being innate. Chomsky's proposal that language is developed through the use of innate language.
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What is a criticism of the nature debate?
Not very helpful in explaining divide along or cultural differences or for children with learning difficulties.
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What is the nurture debate?

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The influence of external factors after conception such as social and environmental factors.

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