AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Eating Behaviour - Biological Explanations

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1. What did Stellar 1954 study?

  • 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
  • If the LH was lesioned they decreased appetite, if it was stimulated they increased appetite
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2. What is produced when the stomach is empty?

  • Gherlin
  • Goblin
  • Lactic Acid
  • Bile

3. Who looked at the effect of lesions on the hypothalamus of rats?

  • McCarling & Donald
  • Hetherington & Ranson
  • Mathers & Anderson

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

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

5. What is an evaluation of the biological approach?

  • Reductionist
  • Bias
  • Lacks reliability

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