Biological Psychologists

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Egaz Moniz 1930s
developed the prefrontal lobotomy by observing that destruction of the cortex in chimps led to a reduiction in aggressive behaviour
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Freeman 1940s
developed the ice pick technique for lobotomy
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Comer 2002
lobotomies had a fatality rate of up to 6% and have a range of sever physical side effects like brain seizures and lack of emotional responsivness
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Cosgrove and Rauch 2001
capsulotomy has a success rate of 67% in OCD patients and 55% in MAD patients
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Mayberg at al 2005
four out of six patients with severe depression experienced striking remission with DBS
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Laing 1965
a purely biological approach has led to ignorance of the environment in the understanding of scizophrenia
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Taylor 2000
fight or flight vs tend or befriend
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Dement and Kleitman 1957
we are remember our dreams most if woken in REM sleep, used EEG
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Maguire et al 2000
taxi drivers have larger hippocampi which is associated with spatial memory
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Raine et al 1997
PET scans show murderers have larger and more active amygdala than the normal population, this area is associated with aggression
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Boucard and McGue 1981
MZ twins have an 86%, DZ 60% and MZ twins reared apart a 72% concordance for intellligence
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