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Brain Asymmetry: -Use EEG to determine use of right and left side of brain Behavioral Inhibition System: -Contemplate before taking action Behavioral Activation System: -Activates direction towards desirable goals Left-side active brain: experience positive emotions more easily with positive stimuli Right-side active brain: more ready to respond with negative emotional reactions with unpleasant events Martin Zuckerman: sensation seeking -Sensation seeking scale: thrill and adventure seeking, experience seeking, disinhibition, boredom susceptibility -Monoamine Oxidase (MOA) breaks down neurotransmitters to proper level. -High sensation seekers are low in MAO and lack chemical inhibitors from keeping neurotransmitter levels down -Testosterone contributes to antisocial behavior and can lead to assault, drug abuse, etc. fMRI used to see what parts of the brain are active during various tasks. PET maps brain functioning by assessing metabolic activity areas.
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