1. Intelligence is the result of a complex interplay between heredity and environment. React and discuss citing examples to support your statements. 2. Should parents try to promote children’s self-esteem by telling them they are “smart” and “wonderful”? Is it harmful if children do not feel good about everything they do? Why or why not? 3. Discuss in depth the factors that influence parenting strategies. Include discussion of child characteristics that may influence parenting startegies.