AS Psychology Biological Assumptions Q1a

As Psychology Unit 1
Biological Assumptions -

  • Endocrine System
  • Localisation of the Brain
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  • Biological Assumptions
    • Endocrine System
      • Hormones
        • Chemical substances released into the blood stream from various glands around the body
        • Adrenaline - released by the adrenal gland when a human or animal is stressed
          • Prepares the body for 'fight or flight'
    • Localisation of the Brain
      • Different areas of the brain responsible for different functions.
        • Hippocampus - responsible for memory
          • Clive Wearing - Hippocampus destroyed due to a viral infection. Suffers from severe memory loss.


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