"Do Parents Matter?"
There is a big controversy between whether inherited genes or the environment influences and effects our personality, development, behavior, intelligence and ability. Different theories and conclusions have been deliberated as to what exactly shapes us, and what effects us from birth through adulthood. I believe the articles introduced many different theories which allowed me to really analyze and come up with my own conclusions.
David Reiss suggests that parents appear to have
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receive during the day from the caregiver that determines what is best for the child's development.
After reading and analyzing these articles, I came to the conclusion that if an environmental background is changed, the amount of variation that is due to genetics can change. The role of genetics and the environment equalize people's traits and behavior. I believe our attitudes and interactions through the course of the child's life shape the person they become.