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Influence Of Heredity & Environment on Development of Children CTET CDP 03 English

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Influence Of Heredity & Environment on Development of Children CTET CDP 03 English

Chapter : 00:00 – Introduction – CDP Explained for CTET, TET & Other Teaching Exams

Chapter : 00:03 – Influence Of Heredity & Environment – On Child Development

Chapter : 00:16 – Important Topics Covered in this video.
– Heredity & Environment – What are they ?
– Heredity & Genetics – What is the relationship?
– Hereditary factors & their influence
– Environmental factors & their influence
– Five Sample Questions from previous question papers

Chapter : 00:43 – Heredity & Environment

Heredity & Environment are the two most important factors influencing a Child’s Development. The contrast of Heredity and Environment can also be referred to as the Nature v. Nurture debate.

The Genes and the DNA are the carriers of Hereditary attributes.

Examples of Environmental factors include Food, Shelter, Family, Education.

Chapter : 01:56 – Heredity & Genetics – The connection.

Just like Zoology is the study of animals; and Botany is the study of Plants – Genetics is the study of Heredity.

Gregor Mendel – is considered to be the ‘Father of Modern Genetics’. He conducted experiments with Pea Plants – which are called ‘मटर’ in Hindi.

Chapter : 02:29 – Gregor Mendel crossed pea plants which had various characteristics – such as Tall plants, Short plants, Yellow colored peas, Green colored peas. By observing the results, he theorized how different traits are passed on to the next generation. His experiments were the basis of the concept of Dominant and recessive traits.

Chapter : 03:20 – Hereditary factors & their influence.

Heredity mainly influences the Physical Characteristics
– Physical Appearance
– Voice
– Athletic Abilities
– Balance & Coordination

The Siddi community are an ethnic group inhabiting some areas India. Members are mostly descended from the Bantu groups of Southeast Africa. Considering that sportspersons of African descent are doing well in many sports; the Government is running an experiment, whereby youngsters from the Siddi community are being trained in various sports, to see if their genetic origins can help them excel.

Chapter : 05:56 – Environmental factors & their influence

Environment influences Physical & Mental Characteristics, including :
– Physical Growth
– Intelligence
– Education
– Social Skills
– Emotional Intelligence
– Interests & Beliefs

Environmental factors include Food, Shelter, Family, Education, Friends, Society

Chapter : 07:12 – A 6-year-old girl shows exceptional sporting ability. Both of her parents are sportspersons, send her for coaching everyday and train her on weekends. Her capabilities are most likely to be the result of an interaction between:
– Health and training
– Discipline and nutrition
– Heredity and environment
– Growth and development

Chapter : 08:02 – Which one of the following statements is true regarding the role of heredity and environment in human development?
– The role of the environment is almost fixed, whereas the impact of heredity can be altered
– The theories based on the ‘behaviorism’ are largely based on the role of ‘nature in human development
– The relative effects of heredity and environment vary in different areas of development
– The policy of compensatory discrimination of the Government of India is based on the role of ‘nature’ in human development

Chapter : 10:10 – Which of the following is predominantly heredity related factor?
– Participation in social activities
– Attitude towards peer group
– Thinking pattern
– Color of the eyes

Chapter : 11:08 – Environmental factors that shape development include all of the following except
– culture
– quality of education
– physique
– quality of nutrition

Chapter : 12:06 – A child learns properly in an environment which
– gives due weightage to the emotions and experiences of a child
– gives ample space to play
– there is strict discipline
– there are opportunities to make friends


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Influence Of Heredity Environment on Development of Children CTET CDP 03 English