Introduction to Biological Psychology

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What is biological psychology?
It explores the ways in which brain structures produce thoughts and behaviours, and also how these behaviours modify brain structures.
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What is Tinbergen's physiological explanation of behaviour?
Investigates mechanism of behaviour.
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What is Tinbergen's functional explanation of behaviour?
Investigates why a behaviour occurs.
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What is Tinbergen's developmental explanation of behaviour?
Investigates changes in behaviour over life span.
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What is Tinbergen's evolutionary explanation of behaviour?
Investigates how a behvaiour has evolved.
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Why is it possible for us to study animal brains to understand human brains?
Because of our shared ancestry.
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What are the five main cortices in the brain?
Motor, somato sensory, orbital frontal, ventral-lateral and dorsal-lateral
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