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The Home Stretch

Well, here it is. My final post for my Evolution and Human Behavior class. How did this semester go by so fast? Honestly, at the start of this whole experiment using word press I wasn’t entirely sure how I was going to really “learn” anything. I figured alls I had to do was make a … Continue reading The Home Stretch

Autism Awareness

What is Autism? Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences. Autism is caused by different combinations of genetic and environmental factors. Some children with autism show hints of future problems within the … Continue reading Autism Awareness

Nature vs Nurture

Key Words: nature, nurture, behaviorism, determinism, genotype, phenotype Nature vs nurture is a scientific debate about whether human culture, behavior and personality are caused primarily by nature or nurture. Nature is often times defined as genetic based where nurture is often time defined as environment or experience. Questions that arise in the nature vs nurture debate are ones similar to, why is a … Continue reading Nature vs Nurture

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