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  • 1. Nature /Nurture debate<br />What is meant by nature?<br />If a characteristic is thought of as being determined by nature what are the implications in terms of possibility to change this characteristic? <br />What is meant by nurture? <br />If a characteristic is thought of as being determined by nurture what are the implications in terms of possibility to change this characteristic? <br />In the list below colour in red the words relating to the nature side of the arguments and colour in blue the terms relating to the nurture side<br />-296545476885<br />Can we say that all characteristics present at birth are genetically determined? Explain your answer<br />You have studied 5 approaches:<br />For each approach explain the arguments for nature and the arguments for nurture.<br /><ul><li>NatureNurtureCognitive approachSocial approachBiological approachPsychodynamic approachLearning approach</li></ul>Think of the “nature” and “nurture” as two extremes of a continuum. Place each approach on the figure below where you think is appropriate and justify your decision.<br />NurtureNature<br />Cognitive approach: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Social approach:<br />____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Biological approach<br />____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Psychodynamic approach:<br />____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Learning approach:<br />____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Chose an example from the three applications you have studied for A2: criminological psychology, child psychology and clinical psychology and explain the how this example can be used to illustrate the nature nurture debate.<br />Criminological psychology<br />Example:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Nature:<br />Nurture<br />Child psychology<br />Example:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Nature:<br />Nurture<br />Clinical psychology <br />Example:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------<br />Nature:<br />Nurture:<br />
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