How does deteriorating brain structure impact behavior? Provide an example in your response.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 5:56 pm ad1c9bdddf
The effects of deteriorating brain structure depend on exactly what region of the brain is damaged.
For example, damage to certain areas of the cerebellum can affect fear responses . When the vermis of the cerebellum was damaged in rats, the rats were less frightened by the presence of a cat; however, when the hemispheres of the cerebellum were damaged, the rats were less frightened by the possibility of pain (from ...