psychobiology

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psychobiology

[¦sī·kō·bī′äl·ə·jē]
(psychology)
The school of psychiatry and psychology in which the individual is considered as the sum of his environment as well as being considered a physical organism.
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We confirmed the general finding from earlier research that students have least interest in biological psychology.
That's why many of us use it because it gets us going," says Prof Peter Rogers, of Bristol University's biological psychology department.
Calling the view of Romanticism as a rejection of "Enlightenment ethos of human uniformity" a half-truth, Richardson asserts that a biological psychology like phrenology offered support for a belief in human universality grounded in the similarity of the human body and the material organization of the mind, and in the emotions rather than in language, logic, and reason (152).
A couple of scientists took a stab at answering this age-old question as part of a study published in the October issue of the journal Biological Psychology.
The flagship behavior-analytic journals The Behavior Analyst and JABA were ranked at the 39th and 54th percentiles, respectively, in the Clinical Psychology domain and JEAB was ranked at the 40th percentile in Biological Psychology and at the 64th percentile in Experimental Psychology.
Peter Rogers, professor of biological psychology, said: ``The consumption of tea is a national institution in the UK and coffee houses have sprung up all over our high streets.
The research team was led by Dr David Sheffield, senior lecturer in Biological Psychology at Staffordshire University.
Psychophysiological studies of the work environment are a growing field, as indicated not only by regular submissions to appropriate journals but also by special issues of major scientific journals during recent years, including Biological Psychology, Ergonomics, and the International Journal of Psychophysiology.
Geographic and cultural differences between Africans and Indians, significant administrative variations, and developments in biological psychology and anthropology account for this shift.
Seventeen female infant rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) born at the Harlow Center for Biological Psychology breeding colony were used in this study.
Drawing on Aristotle's biological psychology, Aquinas (1225-74) "explained natural law as rooted in 'natural inclinations' or 'natural instincts' that human beings share with other intelligent animals," notes Arnhart.
Ulf Lundberg is Professor of Biological Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Stockholm University, and at the Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), affiliated with Stockholm University and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden.