Unit 1- human lifespan development - Nature vs nurture

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Nature (nativism)
The influence of innate/ inherited features on development. - Based on assumption that children are genetically pre-programmed. - They inheritskills, abilities and behaviours from their parents.
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Nurture (empiricism or behaviurism)
The influence of the environment and nurturing. Based on assumption that characteristics are acquired and can be shaped through experiences.
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Nature theorists
Gessel maturation teory. - Bowlbys attachement theory. - Chomskys LAD.
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Nature and Nurture theory
Piaget; children develop in a predestinated way (stages of cognitive development) but experiences help them develop new concepts.
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Nurture theory
Behaviourist theories like Bandura.
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Genetic predisposition
An individuals predisposition (nature) can be triggared by theit environment and life experiences (nurture)
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Stress diathesis model
Explains how nature and nurture play a part in the development of phsycological diseases.
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Stress diathesis; nature
Diathesis (nature)- A predisposition/ vulnerability to mental disorders due to an abnormality of the brain or neurotransmitters. (genetic/ biological factors)
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Stress diathesis; Nurture
Stresses ( nurture)- Traumatic events in a persons life, e.g. relationships, abuse, culture. (environmental factors)
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The influence of the environment and nurturing. Based on assumption that characteristics are acquired and can be shaped through experiences.

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Nurture (empiricism or behaviurism)

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Gessel maturation teory. - Bowlbys attachement theory. - Chomskys LAD.

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Piaget; children develop in a predestinated way (stages of cognitive development) but experiences help them develop new concepts.

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Behaviourist theories like Bandura.

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