biopsychology


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psychobiology

 [si″ko-bi-ol´o-je]
1. biopsychology; a field of study examining the relationship between brain and mind, studying the effect of biological influences on psychological functioning or mental processes.
2. a psychiatric theory in which the human being is viewed as an integrated unit, incorporating psychological, social, and biological functions, with behavior a function of the total organism. adj., adj psychobiolog´ical.

bi·o·psy·chol·o·gy

(bī'ō-sī-kol'ō-jē),
An interdisciplinary area of study involving psychology, biology, physiology, biochemistry, the neural sciences, and related fields.

biopsychology

/bio·psy·chol·o·gy/ (bi″o-si-kol´ah-je) psychobiology (1).

biopsychology

(bī′ō-sī-kŏl′ə-jē)

biopsychology

bi·o·psy·chol·o·gy

(bī'ō-sī-kol'ŏ-jē)
An interdisciplinary area of study involving psychology, biology, physiology, biochemistry, the neural sciences, and related fields.
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Professor Tim Kirkham, an authority on the biopsychology of appetite at the University of Liverpool, added: "Novel, effective anti-obesity treatments must address these different factors.
WHAT'S SO WRONG WITH BEING ABSOLUTELY RIGHT: THE DANGEROUS NATURE OF DOGMATIC BELIEF uses traditional and modern personality theories, biopsychology, and social learning theories to discuss dogmatism and its traits.
Gladue, "The Biopsychology of Sexual Orientation," Current Directions in Psychological Science 3 (1994) 150-54; Dean Hamer and Peter Copeland, Living with Our Genes: Why They Matter More Than You Think (New York: Doubleday, 1998) 182-99: D.
as well as the contributors, were professors of psychiatry, psychology, and biopsychology at universities in the US and Canada.
Undergraduate students routinely rated science-related courses such as biopsychology as intimidating and very difficult.
5) For example, Mortimer asserts that Faulkner's male narrators associate masculinity with "the wildness and fragility of horses" and Faulkner's women "are frequently likened to cows" (55), Victor Strandberg more elaborately suggests that for Faulkner, "the biopsychology of sex seemed most forcefully expressed through animal imagery, associating fertile women with cows (Dewey Dell, the Snopes girls), married men with domesticated animals like dogs or mules (Anse Bundren and Vernon Tull), and Superior Males with wild or imperfectly tamed horses (Jewel Bundren, Thomas Sutpen).
Ranging in age from 17 to 52, participants were recruited from various psychology classes including the courses of Introductory Psychology, Biopsychology, Survey of Human Development, and Counseling Psychology.
For Ben Zelkowicz, 26, animation is the vocation he chose, frustrated by his undergraduate studies in biopsychology and English.
He called it biopsychology and explained that by doing specific postures (while following a yoga diet and meditating) a person could help bring into balance agitated states of mind such as anger, shyness, fear, jealousy etc.
While there, he served as a visiting professor of biopsychology at the University of Chicago (1958).
Javia earned a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology with an emphasis in Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Michigan.
Several topics in biopsychology can be used to explore the integrative process in the classroom.