Behaviour and the environment

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Behaviour is driven by what 3 things?
i. Maintaining homeostasis ii. Reward systems iii. Anticipatory mechanisms
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List 2 key features of circadian rhythms
i. Repeat daily ii. Endogenous
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What area of the brain synchronizes circadian rhythms?
The Suprachiasmatic nucleus
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What role does light play in circadian rhythms
Zeitgiber
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How do you test to see whether something is dictated by circadian rhythms
See whether that behaviour persists without external cues
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List 2 key features of circadian rhythms

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i. Repeat daily ii. Endogenous

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What area of the brain synchronizes circadian rhythms?

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What role does light play in circadian rhythms

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