Biological Essays

Nature Vs. Nurture Debate

The nature versus nurture debate focuses on the argument whether an individual is born the way we are i.e. being born evil or the way we are brought up by parents/guardian and our surroundings and whether they make us the way we are i.e. if a child is aggressive, is it because they are brought up in an aggressive environment. Determinism is the belief that your future is fixed or determined by what you have genetically inherited or either by…

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Biological Psychology

In book one chapter 4, it is suggested that there is a special brain region for the recognition faces, to what extend does the evidence in book 4,chapter 2 support this? Explain how the evidence shows that it would be an over simplification to assume that functional organisation of the brain is entirely genetically determined. In your answer state what other factor is more likely to be involved. (No more than 300words) Face recognition is an important specific function of…

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Biological and Cognitive Development

Developmental psychology studies the changes and how such changes occur over a course of an individual’s life events. It seeks to understand the changes that are universal, the changes that occur regardless of the individual’s culture or experiences. Moreover, it also seeks to understand why and how individual differences occur – why some people respond one way in a particular situation while others respond quite differently. Further, developmental psychology is particularly concerned with the process by which behavior changes during…

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Discovery and Hypothesis Based Science Approach

The article, taken from the New York Times on March 03, 2009, tackles about the possible reasons for an increase in land fires in Indonesia. It was a claim that tried to defy the common thinking that drought is usually the cause of these fires, and showed several evidences to prove it. Upon reading the whole article and the study itself, one can easily conclude that the scientists used the discovery approach. The researchers began collecting data for the sole…

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Biological Monitoring Measurement

Dependency for food, clothing and shelter by the human society from the environment is invaluable. As population increase the consumption of basic necessities both locally and globally increases. The continuous supply of food and food components from the environment cushions societal disturbances from lack of basic needs. Therefore the importance of a healthy environment has gradually grown during the last few decades as support from human and animal life is imperative in the expanding and advancing environment (Grimsditch, 2005). Environmental…

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Biological Determinants

Children’s emotional development forms a strong combination of intrinsic biological genetic derivation and conditioning through the immediate interaction with its environment. During the early stages of the child development, crying acts as the major mode of communication with parent and the immediate caretakers (Amanda & Amy, 2008). However, this behavior progresses from general to specific as the child grows and becomes fully under the voluntary motor body coordination. Biological determinants. According to Erickson theories of development, children at the early…

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Biological and Chemical Weapons

The Environment is at stake: Weapons that draws the environment into destruction Introduction The most important gift of God would definitely be the environment. Although it does not actually comes to our senses how important this one is, we must understand and accept the fact that we are in need of protection to save the environment. When God created the whole world, he made it perfect for the people and in return, we were asked to take care of it…

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