Search for human behavior within the physical structure of the body.; Based on . . .
1.);genetic and hereditary factors- chromosomal abnormalties and inheritence of recessive genes. Possibly Autism, many emotional and behavior disorders, ADD and ADHD and some learning disablities. May also affect behavioral characteristics like temperament.
2.);biochemical influences- excess or deficiencies of various substances found in the body. Found that abnormalties exist, but don’t cause a disorder. Hypoglycemia, malnutrition and allergic reactions.
3.) damage to brain- May have certain behavioral characteristics including distractibility, perceptual confusion, and hyperactivity.
4.) Usefulness of explanation for education . . . There isn’t much.; This more of a scientific explanation and does not help educators show the conditions in which a;child;will learn to perform these behaviors. ;In the case of parsimony, may give a teacher an excuse not to teach. Example: Robert can not feed himslef because he is developmentally delayed, not because I haven’t taught him. It may also cause educators to set low expectations for these students. Educators may not teach the child something they are fully capable of.