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The Brain: Teaching Modules

Aggression, Violence, and the Brain

This module links human aggressive behavior with specific regions of the brain. Scenes from classic experiments show stimulation of a bull's brain to stop it from charging and excitation of a cat's hypothalamus to trigger aggression. A striking case of violent human behavior is then linked to a brain lesion — the surgical removal of which restored normal emotional control.

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