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Biological psychology

A branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology and behavior

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Neuron

A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system

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Dendrite

The bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages and conduct impulses toward the cell body

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Axon

The extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, through which messages pass to other neurons or to muscles or glands