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Nature theory refers to the Theory that genetic differences underlie individual differences.

Nature versus Nurture refer to two (2) contrasting views of the determinants of development. According to the "Nature" view, development is biologically determined. According to the "Nurture" view, development is shaped by experience.

Nature versus Nurture debate refers to a debate within developmental psychology over the relative importance of biological predispositions (Nature) and environmental influences (Nurture) as determinants of human development

NBAS is the abbreviations of Neonatal Behavior Assessment Scale, a test that assesses a neonate ’s neurological integrity and responsiveness to environmental stimuli.
NCIC is the acronym of National Crime Information Center
NCJRS is the acroynm of National Criminal Justice Reference Service

NDEs is the abbreviations of Near-death experiences which refer to the phenomena arising from reports by individuals who have experienced out-of-body experiences or a sense of detachm

Near point refers to the distance at which the lens can no longer accommodate enough to bring close objects into focus. Objects nearer than the near point can be brought into focus on

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