Biological Level of Analysis: Explanations of MDD

Bio exps studies.doc: What do these familial, twin and adoption studies lead us to conclude about the origins of depression?

casest-1-pdf: Brilliant worksheet by Aidan Sammons about Farmer John, to set the wheels in motion as we start to think about the biological factors that affect depression.
biomod-1-pdf-1: A worksheet by Aidan to accompany the discussion leading from the Farmer John case study.
depbio-1-ppt: A great PowerPoint from Aidan to underpin the growing knowledge of biological factors linked with depression.
moodge-1-pdf: Thinking further about genetic factors and depression
moodne-1-pdf: Revising neurotransmission and making links to depression – the monoamine hypotheses
neurochemical-hypotheses-table Consolidating knowledge of the mono-amine hypothesis and sorting research evidence to support and refute the hypotheses.
Consolidating what you know (AO1):
Applying what you know:
Evaluating the neurochemical explanation of MDD

evaluate-bbio-exp-dep: A table to sort the studies into for and against.

bio-expl-evaluation-revised; A PowerPoint to guide us through a series of exercises to help consolidate and apply AO1 and to move us into the AO3.

alternative-theory-of-upd: An alternative theory of depression that can be used as evaluation and might also be very handy for a nature/nurture essay on depression.

dont-be-dre-ao2: Dre needs your help again! He’s been revising the studies to support/refute and the alternative theory but things aren’t going too well for him…

jigsaw: A template to help slot everything together for your evaluative essay.

synapse film.notebook (see google drive)