Nature Vs. Nurture


The object of this exercise is to determine the effects of genetics vs. the conditions under which a child is raised.


  1. Describe how identical twins occur. Your answer must include the terms sperm, egg, division and split.






  1. In what ways are identical twins different?

  2. What is a mirror twin?

  3. Who are Gerald Levey and Mark Newman?






  1. What similarities do they have?








  1. Who are Tamara Rabi & Adriana Scott?

  2. What similarities do they have?






  1. What are the “Big five personality traits”?





  1. Describe each of the big five.

  2. What do you think is more important in shaping a person Nature or nurture? Why?