Nature Vs. Nurture: Video Analysis

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In regards to temperament and the whole theory of nature vs. nurture, I think nurture plays the biggest role in the development of an individual. Our genes may determine our characteristics and what type of person we are, but it is our surroundings that can alter that and shape the way we function as people. Referring to a part of the video where the narrator spoke about the shyness of the monkeys and how they changed over time, I think that while their genetic makeup had a role to play in their development since their parents and distant relatives might have had the same characteristics, the video also spoke about how the change in their environment allowed them to open up and become more receptive to their environment favoring nurture over
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