Genie’s real experiments commenced when her case appeared in the limelight. Experiments were all around her, some that she did and some that she was done upon. Genie was kept in constant supervision of doctors, researchers and psychologists. She was paid unusually high amount of attention because she was hard to be found in normal circumstances and was a potential object of research and source of knowledge. Genie made friends with people. She tried different kinds of things. She liked liquid in glasses, so she kept many of them around her in her bedroom. Genie wanted to learn language. This can be estimated from her desire to learn a word for every new thing she saw. Genie experimented with sounds, words and the intensity of feelings. She could tell that blue is different from dark blue, and that both of them are different from very dark blue.
Genie experimented because the urge originated in her nature. In the capacity of a human being, Genie was meant to experiment with things. Experimentation is a fundamental trait of human nature. In fact, experimentation is, to some degree a trait of the nature of every living creature on the face of Earth, yet it is maximal in human beings. This can primarily be attributed to the fact that humans have maximum tendency to experiment because they have been made with much more brain than any other creature. Attitudes, behaviors and traits that have their roots in human nature can never be suppressed no matter how extreme the conditions may a human be raised in. Accordingly, Genie’s ability to experiment remained intact in all the years of her early childhood and she explored that ability when she was provided with opportunities to.
All humans are born with certain abilities that form part of their nature. They serve as the drivers for experimentation irrespective of the limits imposed upon the experimentation by the outer world. Nevertheless, nurture plays a fundamental role in