AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Biological Explanations

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1. What did Stellar 1954 study?

  • If the LH was lesioned they decreased appetite, if it was stimulated they increased appetite
  • If the VMH was stimulated it decreased appetite, if a lesion was created increase appetite
  • If the VMH was lesioned they decreased in appetite, if it was stimulated they increased in appetite
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2. What was found from Carlson (2007) study on the effects of Leptin?

  • Genetically obese mice were missing the gene that produced Leptin
  • Obese mice had too much Leptin
  • Obese mice did not make enough leptin

3. What are the two parts to the Hypothalamus?

  • Lateral & Ventromedial
  • Frontal & Lateral
  • Left & Right

4. What is produced when the stomach is empty?

  • Lactic Acid
  • Gherlin
  • Goblin
  • Bile

5. Who studies the amount of Gherlin before and after eating?

  • Lamb
  • Jacobson & Hanson
  • Cummings et al
  • Griffins et al


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