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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.
How Many Neurons Are in the Brain?
neuron network graphic
All-or-None Law for Nerves and Muscles
Man reading a document
Parts of a Neuron and How Signals are Transmitted
A woman with dementia at a day facility for the elderly.
Organic Mental Disorder Causes and Treatment
fight or flight response illustration
How the Fight-or-Flight Response Works
Mother sleeping with newborn baby on bed
Interpersonal Neurobiology for Studying Healthy Minds
Couple checking their phones in bed
How Do Smartphones Affect the Brain?
Brain and Spinal Cord
The Central Nervous System in Your Body
Researchers examining brain scans
The Role of the Biological Perspective in Psychology
Acetylcholine molecule
Discovery and Functions of Acetylcholine
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The Using Only 10 Percent of Your Brain Myth
A biopsychologist studying brain scans
Biopsychology (Brain and Behavior)
Electrodes and needles attached to brain
A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain
Human nerve cells
Function of the Autonomic Nervous System
Brain and calculations (drawing)
Debunking 8 Popular Myths About the Brain
Nervous system
The Nervous and Endocrine Systems
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Reasons Why You May Have a Blind Spot in Your Eye
woman looking at statue with brain
Just How Big Is the Human Brain in Size?
Central Organ of Human Nervous System Brain Anatomy
What Is the Cerebellum?
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?
What Is Biofeedback and How Does It Work?
woman and friends drinking beer
Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Brain Cells?
Nerve cell, artwork
An Action Potential and How Neurons Fire
Understanding Neurons' Role in the Nervous System
Doctor and nurse examining CT scan digital tablet
The Psychology of the Brain and Behavior