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Biological Psychology

Neuroscience and biological psychology have a tremendous influence on our mental health. Learn how the brain and nervous system significantly impact our behavior.
Illustration of a human brain
The Science Behind How New Brain Cells Are Generated
Number of neurons in the human brain.
Comparing the Amount of Neurons in Human and Different Animal Brains
neuron network graphic
Neurons Always Give Full Responses to Stimulus in the All-or-None Law
Man reading a document
Different Parts of a Neuron
A woman with dementia at a day facility for the elderly.
How an Organic Mental Disorder Is Different From Other Illnesses
fight or flight response illustration
The Fight-or-Flight Response Prepares Your Body to Take Action
Mother sleeping with newborn baby on bed
Understanding the Groundbreaking Field of Interpersonal Neurobiology
Couple checking their phones in bed
How Do Smartphones Affect the Brain?
Brain and Spinal Cord
Structure and Function of the Central Nervous System
Researchers examining brain scans
What the Biological Perspective Means in Psychology
Acetylcholine molecule
How Acetylcholine Functions in the Body
Pensive businessman with hand on chin
Do You Really Use Only 10 Percent of Your Brain?
A biopsychologist studying brain scans
Understanding the Field of Biopsychology
Electrodes and needles attached to brain
What Are the Different Parts of the Brain?
Human nerve cells
How the Autonomic Nervous System Regulates Body Functions
Brain and calculations (drawing)
8 Myths About the Brain Debunked
Nervous system
How Nervous and Endocrine Systems Helps Communication Within the Body
Close up of a human eye
Reasons Why You May Have a Blind Spot in Your Eye
woman looking at statue with brain
Do Humans All Have the Same Brain Size?
Central Organ of Human Nervous System Brain Anatomy
The Location and Function of the Cerebellum in the Brain
At doctors appointment physician shows to patient shape of kidney with focus on hand with organ. Scene explaining patient causes and localization of diseases of kidney, stones, adrenal, urinary system
What Are Adrenal Glands?
Biofeedback training session
How Biofeedback Works
woman and friends drinking beer
Does Drinking Alcohol Really Kill Brain Cells?
Nerve cell, artwork
What Happens Before, During, and After an Action Potential?
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How Neurons Transmit Information Throughout the Body
Doctor and nurse examining CT scan digital tablet
Basics of Biological Psychology on How the Brain Influences Behavior