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    Hi everyone
    I need some help in a topic
    the question is "Is intelligence genetic or environmental"?
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    There's arguments for both so I d attack an assignment but speaking about both sides.
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    Clearly both
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    (Original post by Sumaiyya1999)
    Hi everyone
    I need some help in a topic
    the question is "Is intelligence genetic or environmental"?
    Isn't intelligence something like 80% genetic and most of it comes from your mothers side? So I'd say intelligence is genetic
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    There's arguments for both so I d attack an assignment but speaking about both sides.
    Its a debate topic so i cant support both sides
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    I would say both since even though you could be naturally gifted if you aren't nurtured properly then your intelligence could go to waste
    e.g.: when smart people have a very very bad teacher they often don't do as well as they could.
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    It's both but your environment molds your intelligence vastly more than your genes do, for the most part. Unless you have a condition like an eidetic memory, you're pretty much in the same boat as everyone else as soon as your born. Besides, what are we counting as intelligence here?
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    Bit of both i'd surmise. For example people deserving of a Darwin awrd tend to have off spring that match them.
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    (Original post by HurtfulHarold)
    It's both but your environment molds your intelligence vastly more than your genes do, for the most part. Unless you have a condition like an eidetic memory, you're pretty much in the same boat as everyone else as soon as your born. Besides, what are we counting as intelligence here?
    Intelligence in the sense ur ability to understand stuff
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    (Original post by Sumaiyya1999)
    Intelligence in the sense ur ability to understand stuff
    That can be developed rather easily. Unless of course you have a condition which makes it harder or easier. What are your thoughts, OP?
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    (Original post by HurtfulHarold)
    That can be developed rather easily. Unless of course you have a condition which makes it harder or easier. What are your thoughts, OP?


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    I actually support genetics and there have been researches which show that twins seperated at birth and recieving different environment had similer IQ's whereas adopted siblings even though got the same environment since birth had different IQ's
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    (Original post by Sumaiyya1999)
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    I actually support genetics and there have been researches which show that twins seperated at birth and recieving different environment had similer IQ's whereas adopted siblings even though got the same environment since birth had different IQ's
    I don't know: it's kind of hard to control environmental factors don't you think? I get where you're coming from though but the reason why I believe in environmental factors influencing your intelligence more is because my life has changed dramatically because of this belief.
 
 
 
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