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____ psychology is the study of the physiological, evolutionary, and developmental mechanisms of behaviour and experience.

Biological

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Much of biological psychology concerns ____ ____.

brain functioning

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The human brain seen from above is called the

Dorsal view.

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The human brain seen from below is called the

Ventral view

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At the microscopic level, we find two kinds of cells: the ____ and the ____.

neurons, glia

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____, which convey messages to one another and to muscles and glands, vary enormously in size, shape, and functions.

Neurons

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The ____, generally smaller than neurons, have many functions but do not convey information over great distances.

glia

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Biological explanations of ____ fall into four categories: physiological, ontogenetic, evolutionary, and functional.

behaviour

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A ____ explanation relates a behaviour to the activity of the brain other organs. It deals with the machinery of the body.

physiological

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And ____ explanation describes how a structure or behaviour develops, including the influences of genes, nutrition, experiences, and their interactions.

ontogenetic

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An ____ explanation reconstructs the evolutionary history of the structure or behaviour.

evolutionary

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A ____ explanation describes why a structure or behaviour involved as it did.

functional

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