edexcel The structure of the brain, different brain areas (e.g. pre-frontal cortex) and brain functioning as an explanation of aggression as a human behaviour.

The role of evolution and natural selection to explain human behaviour, including aggression.

Biological explanation of aggression as an alternative to Freud’s psychodynamic explanation, referring to the different parts of the personality (id, ego, superego), the importance of the unconscious, and catharsis.

The role of hormones (e.g. testosterone) to explain human behaviour such as aggression.


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