Assignment 2: nature vs. nurture ( assignment 2: nature

Physiological psy DQ1

Assignment 2: Nature vs. Nurture


Do you think that behavior is due to environmental factors (nurture) or innate tendencies (nature)? Provide an example of a behavioral characteristic and explain how it may have developed through the influence of experience, heredity, or both.


Next, considering Darwin’s principle of natural selection, give 2 examples of structural or behavioral characteristics that might confer selective advantages to human beings over other animals.