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IntroductionIn this nature versus nurture debate nature plays its part on theindividuals innate qualities Nurture centers on how a person wasraised and their personal experiences In 1869 a man named FrancisGalton believed that intelligence was inherited through parents and thatall other skills were passed down genetically from generation togeneration He believed that nurture could not alter the level ofintelligence that a person has received from hisher genes Howevermany theorists who support the nature over nurture debate wouldacknowledge that nurture could affect solely intelligence The idea thatnurture affects the process of development was hypothesized in the1690s by a man named John Locke He believed that our environment andearly childhood experiences shape our minds into a hereditary stateNature versus nurture is one of the oldest debates in psychology andthey are both attributed to how someone is supposed to act emotionallyacademically and physically The question is which one of those effectsbehavior It is clear that it would be Nurture whether it stems byfamily or friends An argument against nurture by saying that peoples natural attributeswould be skin color deformities sexuality and even gender In factthat it would extremely affect the nurturist side of the debate byclaiming a person would not act based upon those traits and that theywere born that way It would not be socially acceptable to actaccordingly on to those examples I believe that it is how people copeand who helps himher cope with those traits that would effect behaviorthe most An example would be a kid who is pushed to get educatedsurrounding himself with smart people to become academically successfulcompared to the cool parents that dont push their kids to go toschool and fighting constantly subjectify their children to beconstantly violent However in another situation he could motivatehimself to get out of the situation and learn from his bad parentsmistakes What a subject learns is a learned part of behavior andcharacter Some people are motivated each day to be nice and helpothers while
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