Biological assumptions

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  • Biological assumptions
    • behaviour can be explained in terms of different areas of the brain
    • occipital lobe- vision
    • parietal lobe- where objects are
    • Temporal lobe- what objects are + identify faces
    • frontal lobe- STM, personality + decision making
    • Neurotransmiter chemical substance controls aspects of behaviour
    • Serotonin- mood, appetite + sleep
    • Dopamine- punishment + reward, sleep, mood, attention
    • Adrenaline- sleep, mood, appetite, blood pressure + heart rate

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