How Nature and Nurture Affects the Pies in Adolescence and Adulthood

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How Nature and Nurture Affects the Pies in Adolescence and Adulthood

By | May 2013
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D1) Evaluate how nature and nurture may affect the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development at infancy and adolescence.

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To achieve D1 I am going to evaluate how nature and nurture can affect the PIES development at infancy and adolescence. Firstly nature (when inheritance of genes and characteristics are involved) and nurture (when environmental influences and how people are brought up) can both affect a person’s development. In this evaluation I am going to evaluate how the nature affects the PIES at infancy and what theories are behind them. Secondly how the nurture can affect the PIES in infancy. Then I will go on to evaluate how the nature can affect the PIES in adolescence and then how the nurture can affect the PIES in adolescence. How Nature and Nurture affect the PIES development at infancy. Physical-Nature

The genetics that an infant can inherit from the parents can decide the height and weight of that person. Also if there are any physical disabilities or abnormalities these can also be inherited from the parents to the infant. This can affect the child physically because it can affect their development, growth and motor skills. Children have to build their muscle mass in order to be able to have the strength to develop as a person their age should. Disabilities or abnormalities can affect this. http://www.ehow.com/info_8314337_influences-contribute-physical-development-infants.html Also if the mother has exposed her baby to alcohol when she is pregnant then the baby could be born with Fetal alcohol syndrome. This can really affect an infant’s physical development. If the mother of the child is stressed whilst pregnant, this can also put pressure on the baby and could cause abnormalities. This means that when they are at the infant stage, the physical development could suffer. This can also be an outcome of smoking whilst pregnant and malnutrition. If the parents have passed on certain genes through the child’s DNA...

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