What was childhood like?
How did your
understanding of self and gender begin to develop?
What role did gender
stereotypes play? What types of toys were you encouraged to play with?
What activities were you encouraged to do?
What was your
adolescence like? Was it a time of storm and stress, or was it a smooth
Detail the nature versus nurture controversy from the
scientific evidence. Address the following:
Define nature and
Describe which (either
nature or nurture) you feel had a greater impact on your development.
How did nature and
nurture work together to influence who you are today in terms of personality,
sexuality, and gender?
Your paper must be two pages in length
(excluding title and reference pages). Support your thoughts using a
minimum of three references from scholarly sources. Examples of scholarly
sources include: peer reviewed journal articles, research studies, professional
websites with authored material, and government websites. Popular
internet sites (Wikipedia, Newsweek, New York Times, etc.) are not considered
scholarly sources. Your paper and sources must be formatted according to