The Biological Approach

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The Biological Approach

Assumption 1 - Behaviour Is Explained In Terms Of Different Areas Of The Brain

Research has shown that different areas of the brain perform specialised functions. If those areas of the brain are damaged the person usually loses the particular function.


  • The visual cortex processes visual information; if damaged a person will be unable to see.
  • Broca's area deals with language production; if damaged a person will lose their ability to speak.
  • The hippocampus deals with the ability to form some kinds of memories; if damaged a person can…


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