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The Debate

The debate regarding Nature versus Nurture has been an on-going question for Psychology and Science.

In its simplest form the debate is whether our personality and behaviour is a product of our genetic makeup (the nature argument) or if who we are is as a result of our life experiences and our environment (the nurture argument).

It is common knowledge that our genes will determine our physical characteristics such as eye colour, hair colour etc., but it is also known that our genes also have a part to play in our character traits such as shyness, intelligence etc.

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