Hypothalamus

The Hypothalamus The hypothalamus (from the Greek words meaning “chamber underneath”) is a structure with a variety of vital functions that links the nervous system to the endocrine system via the pituitary gland, for the regulation and coordination of...

Orientation and Control

Orientation and Control Last blog we looked at the basic psychological need of attachment—the need for others. This time we are going to look at an equally important and integrally linked need for orientation and control. According to Epstein (1990), the need...