Nature and Nurture Essay

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Nature and Nurture Sally Sulayman Baker College PSI 111 Taken from the what is nature versus nurture? Kendra Cherry stated “Nature is all of the genes and hereditary factors that influence who we are – from our physical appearance to our personality characteristics” (2015). While Morris, C. & Maisto, A. defines nurture as “all the environmental variables that impact who we are, including our early childhood experiences, how we were raised, our social relationships, and our surrounding culture” (2014). In different words, nature is some characteristics that we born with, such eye and hair color. However, nurture is an environment that surrounds us. In either cases, they both impacts our behavior, habits, personality development. We share our parents’ DNA in the physical appearance. For example, I have the same hair color and style of my mother, and my daughter has the same hair color and style of mine. But our personalities and the hobbies are different. These differences make each of us unique. Aggressive is one the behaviors that clearly appear in some people’s reactions. Based on the aggressive definition by Salters-Pedneault, K. (November 24, 2014), Aggressive refers to any behavior that is hostile, destructive, and/or violent. Generally, aggressive behavior has the potential to inflict injury or damage to the target person or object. Examples of aggressive behavior include physical assault, throwing objects, property destruction, self-harming behaviors, and verbal threats. Aggression can have mental aspects, as well. In children, aggressive behavior can develop from poor parenting, biological factors, or a lack of relationship. The first teacher in a child’s life is his/her parents. The child always listen, learn, and act as his/her parents. When there is aggressive exposure or violence during child’s early stages of life, the child will imitate

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