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The Amygdala is the brain structure that is located near the hippocampus and is responsible for fear and memory of fear.

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What is the name of the brain structure located near the hippocampus that is responsible for fear responses and memory of fear?

Amygdala.


What are the major determinants of personality?

== == • Biological Factors • Cultural Factors • Family Factors • Social Factors • Situational Factors • It refers to physical stature, facial attractiveness, sex, temperament, muscle composition and reflexes, energy level, and biological rhythms are characteristics that are considered to be inherent. • It plays an important part in determining an individual's personality. • Heredity approach argues that the ultimate explanation of an individual's personality is the molecular structures of the genes, which are located in the chromosomes. • Recent research studies shows that young children lend strong support to the power of heredity and finding shows that some personality traits may be built into the same genetic code that affects factors like height and hair color. • Brain is the second biological approach to determine personality. • It plays an important role in determining personality. • Electrical Stimulation of the Brain (ESB) and Split brain psychology results indicates that a better understanding of human personality and behavior might come from a closer study of the brain. • The definite areas of the human brain are associated with pain and pleasure. Research study shows that these things are true. • It is third biological approach to determine personality. • Physiologists and psychologists felt that biological functions like brainwave patterns, gastric and hormonal secretions, and fluctuations in blood pressure and skin temperature were beyond conscious control. Recent research shows that these functions can be consciously controlled through biofeedback techniques. • For this purpose, individual can learns the internal rhythms of a particular body process through electronic signals that are feedback from equipment which is wired to body. • In this process, the person can learn to control the body process through questions. • It is one of the interesting topics to do future research work in personality. • It is third biological approach to determine personality. • It is vital ingredient of the personality, it focus an individual person's external appearance which also determined the personality. • Physical features like tall or short, fat or skinny, black or white. These physical features will be influenced the personal effect on others and also affect self concept of individual. • Recent research studies shows that definitely this features influence to individual personality in an organization. In totally, heredity would be fixed at birth and no amount of experience can be altering them through creation of suitable environment. Apart from this, personality characteristics are not completely dictated by heredity. There are other factors also influenced to determining personality. "Each culture expects, and trains, its members to behave in ways that are acceptable to the group. To a marked degree, the child's cultural group defines the range of experiences and situations he is likely to encounter and the values and personality characteristics that will reinforced and hence learned". -Paul H Mussen • Cultural factors are also major factors which influence to determine individual personality. • It refers to traditional practice, customs, procedure, norms and rules and regulation followed by the society. • It significantly influence to individual behavior compare to biological factors. • Cultural factors determine attitudes towards independence, aggression, competition, cooperation, positive thinking, team spirit, and a host of the human being and discharge his/her duties towards valuable responsibilities to society. • Western culture influence to Indian society. It is best example of the cultural factors also determine the personality. • Family factors are also major factors which influence to determine individual personality. • Family consists of husband and wife and their children's. • Family role is very important for nurturing and personality development of their children. • Family will be guided, supervised, take care of all family members, cooperation, 52 Organizational Behavior coordination and cooperation in work and also explained the role and responsibilities towards the family, society and real life. • Family either directly or indirectly influence to person for development of individual personality. • Social factors are also major factors which influence to determine individual personality. • It involves the reorganization of individual's in an organization or society. • It refers to acquiring of wide range of personality by acquiring and absorbed by themselves in the society or an organization. • Socialization process is starting from home and extending to work environment in an organization or society. • It focuses on good relationships, cooperation, coordination and interaction among the members in the society or an organization or a family. In totally, environment factors consist of cultural factors, family factors, and social factors. • Situational factors also influence to determine of personality. • Situational factors are very important to change the individual behavior in a different circumstance at different situations, it also influence to personality of individual person. • In general term, personality is stable and consistent and it does change in different situations. The Interaction of Personality and Situational Factors are outlined: • Strong situational pressures • Personality may not predict behavior • Example: enforcement of rules • Weak Situational pressures • Personality may predict behavior • Example: Customer sales representative • A strong situation can overwhelm the effects of individual personalities by providing strong cues for appropriate behavior.


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What is the name of the brain structure located near the hippocampus that is responsible for fear responses and memory of fear?

Amygdala.


What is the location of hippocampus in brain?

The hippocampus is located in the medial temporal lobe of the brain


Where is the hippocampus located?

It is located in the medial temporal lobe.


Is the hippocampus a part of the cerebral cortex as some texts say or is it within the temporal lobe as other texts say or is it somehow both or neither or what?

The hippocampus in Latin means seahorse. There are two, each located in the medial temporal lobes. It is responsible for long-term memory. It is a person's hard drive. The hippocampus is also part of the limbic system. A person who loses the hippocampus cannot store any new memories. The hippocampus is considered to be part of the cerebral cortex in most vertebrates but it is located in the medial temporal lobe in primates. The hippocampus is the more ancient part of the cerebral cortex. It depends on whether you're speaking about a vertebrate or primate where this is located.


Seat of memory in the human brain is located?

Hippocampus


Where is the hippocampus located at?

It's located in the medial temporal lobe in the brain. Hope it helps! :)


What is the structure that carries deoxygenated blood to the lung?

The structure that is responsible for carrying deoxygentaed blood from the lungs is the right atrium. The right atrium is located inside of the right side of the heart.


What is the main structure located in mediastinum?

The main structure located within the mediastinum is the heart.


When a structure is located in front of another structure it is considered to be?

anterior


Where is the sprinkler pump located?

Depends on the structure it is located in


What Is located within the temporal lobe on each side of the brain and if electrically stimulated it may produce dream-like or memory-like experiences?

hippocampus


Where is each structure located?

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