Flashcards in 1.1 Biological Approach To Behaviour Deck (12):
____ psychology is the study of the physiological, evolutionary, and developmental mechanisms of behaviour and experience.
Much of biological psychology concerns ____ ____.
The human brain seen from above is called the
The human brain seen from below is called the
At the microscopic level, we find two kinds of cells: the ____ and the ____.
____, which convey messages to one another and to muscles and glands, vary enormously in size, shape, and functions.
The ____, generally smaller than neurons, have many functions but do not convey information over great distances.
Biological explanations of ____ fall into four categories: physiological, ontogenetic, evolutionary, and functional.
A ____ explanation relates a behaviour to the activity of the brain other organs. It deals with the machinery of the body.
And ____ explanation describes how a structure or behaviour develops, including the influences of genes, nutrition, experiences, and their interactions.
An ____ explanation reconstructs the evolutionary history of the structure or behaviour.