Psychology - Biological approach - Assumptions

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Assumption 1 Behaviour can be explained in terms of different areas of the brain

Many different areas of the human brain have been identified that are specialised for certain functions. The cerebal cortex covers the surface of the brain like a tea-cosy, and is much folded and grey in colour. This is the region of the brain responsible for higher cognitive functions. The cerebal cortex is divided into four lobes. The most important is the frontal cortex or lobe is responsible for fine motor movement and thinking. Other lobes include the occipatal…


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