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Unformatted text preview: pituitary gland, and target organs in both hunger and satiation. What studies show a genetic basis for obesity? 2. In what ways does a rat with a hypothalamus lesions resemble the behavior of obese individuals? Describe findings in both rats and humans that suggest such similarities. 3. Describe the motivational factors associated with sex. Include biological, genetic, personality and cultural factors. 4. What findings suggest that sexual orientation is based on biological, genetic/evolutionary factors? How does environment play a role? 5. What psychological and biological factors are related to success or fame? How does aggression play a role in such drives? How does locus of control affect motivation and performance? 6. Describe how the brain and body respond to stress. Describe the good and the bad of the stress response. What are ways to alleviate stress?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Arthurshimamura during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '10