Explain The Nature-Nurture Debate In Relation To The Development Of An Individual

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M1 Discuss the nature-nurture debate in relation to the development of an individual Key principles Nurture is an individual’s environmental surroundings and how it influences that person’s development while nature refers to the biological forces that influence our development. Biological programing Biological programming is the way an individual is ‘supposed to be’. This has to do with genetics, genes that are passed on from one generation to another. The way one is ‘supposed to be’ can come from their grandparents, parents, uncles, aunties or any other biological family member. If both parents are tall then the expectation is that their child will also be tall. If one parent is of dark complexion and the other is of a lighter complexion the presumption is that…show more content…
coronary heart disease Coronary heart disease is when our hearts blood supply is blocked by a build-up of fatty substances in the arteries. Over a period of time our arteries can become blocked by fats. Our arteries will then become narrow causing the amount of blood flow to our heart to be restricted. This can result in angina (chest pains). However if he arteries become completely blocked it can cause a heart attack. Respiratory system e.g. asthma Asthma is caused by inflammation of the airways. The airways are small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. When we come in contact with or do something that irritates our lungs, we trigger off an asthma attack. Our airways become narrow and the muscles around them become rather tight. This makes it difficult for us to breathe and causes wheezing, coughing and feel tight chest pains. People who are heavy smokers are more likely to suffer from asthma. Also as we get older our bodies weaken, including our chest making vital infections much harder to fight. Nervous system e.g. motor neurone

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