Approaches - Biological - Synoptic Links

synoptic links of the biological approach

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Biological Approach ­ synaptic links
Gender development
Hormonal effects: e.g. testosterone (aggression) and oestrogen (PMT)
Brain structure: sexual dimorphic nucleus
Klinefelter's/Turner's syndrome
Memory
Hippocampus: damage to this area results in an ability to form new memories
Schizophrenia and mood disorders
Neurotransmitters: e.g. serotonin, dopamine
Genes
Drug treatments, e.g. antipsychotics, antidepressants
Autism
Genetics
Neurological correlates: i.e. post mortem studies showing a `correlation' between the autism
and abnormalities in some parts of the brain
Research methods/methods
Experiments
Correlational studies
Case studies
Evaluation of these methods
Forensic
Early biological
Biological
Grove

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