The relationship between hereditary and environmental determinants of behaviour can be seen in the sensitive periods of development.
Infancy (from birth to 10 - 11 months);
Childhood (untill 11 - 12 years);
Adoloscence (begin of puberty, 15 - 19 years);
Adulthood (-19 and more);
Old age (60 - 65 begins) #
During such periods, an organism is especially susceptible to certain kinds of environmental influences. The same experience before or after this period may have little or no impact. an organism's readiness depends on genetically guided maturation: the outcome depends on the environment. Autor: Jakub