The Biological and Social Determination of Man’s Psychic Development


Throughout the history of education research, certain views were expressed which considered that the main determining force in an individual’s personality development was the biological factor. On the other hand, there were other experts who underestimated the biological factor and concentrated on the social factor. The struggle between these contradictory views was of long duration. In this article, the author tries to discuss about both the biological determination of personality development and the training of man, and the influence of the social environment on personality development and the training of man.

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Wang, F. (2014) The Biological and Social Determination of Man’s Psychic Development. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 79-83. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.212011.

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