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Biological approach

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TermDefinition
Paul Broca and Carl Wernicke neurosurgeon + neurologist who localised language in brain
Trivers, 1972 offers explanation for why relationships are formed between younger women and older men
Soomro et al, 2008 (Drugs v Placebos) literature review of SSRIs on OCD - found more effective than placebos
Koran et al, 2007 argues there's little long-term data supporting drugs are better than placebos
Soomro et al, 2008 (Side effects) nausea, headache and insomnia = common side effects of SSRIs
Cristof Koch, 1998 first to understand consciousness
Cherek et al, 2002 found SSRIs improved criminal's mental health
Cohen Kadosh et al, 2012 small electrical current through specific parts of brain leads to improvement in problem solving, maths, memory - psychologist does mention ethical issues
Volkswagen argument for how neuroscience is ethical as it provides answers as to how to improve marketing techniques
Martha Farah, 2014 argues consequences of courts using neurological evidence
Wilson et al, 2008 little free will in neuromarketing - not ethical
Raine, Buchsbaum and LaCasse, 1997 classic evidence for biological approach
R.D. Laing, 1965 argues approach is an incomplete explanation as each mental health case is different
Created by: milliethomas