It's Both

An international team of researchers pulled together 50 years' worth of twin studies to find that nature and nurture have about equal influence on human traits, the Huffington Post reports.

"I'd say this settles the debate" between nature and nurture, senior author Danielle Posthuma from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam tells The Huffington Post in an email.

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