In this project, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following competency:
You are a member of SNHU’s champion debate club. You have had a successful season and are well on your way to the College Debate Bowl championship! Your team’s objective for this event will be to prepare a defense for a position on the following topic: Which impacts human behavior more: nature or nurture?
In order to prepare for this event, the captain has asked team members to become well-rehearsed on positions in this argument. She has requested that you write a position paper to prepare for the upcoming debate.In this project, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following competency:
Requirements: a reasonable length
Other scholars such as John Locke advanced a concept referred to as tabula rasa. The central premise under this concept is that the human mind starts as a blank slate, and thus, everything a person knows is influenced by their environment and experiences (Bates et al., 2018). This is a position taken by empiricists, who posit that most if not all behaviors and attributes are learned through conditioning. John B. Watson is one of the acclaimed theorists and proponents of this school of thought (Bates et al., 2018). Watson argued that individuals could be trained to not only do but also become anything, irrespective of their genetic background (Bates et al., 2018). For instance, when a student succeeds in their academic ventures, this can be attributed to external influences such as working hard and support from parents and teachers,