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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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Biological psychology; an introduction to behavioral, cognitive, and clinical neuroscience, 7th ed.
Collectively, the book reviews research from a variety of fields, including behavioral, cognitive, developmental, and biological psychology. The purpose of this review is to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of this resource.
THE aptly-named herb sage is one of the plants to be researched at Northumbria University The results will be described at the Plants in Mind event by David Kennedy, Professor of Biological Psychology and director of Northumbria's Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre.
The Biological Psychology Unit of the University of Munich recently undertook studies to assess whether such cognitive deficit can be ameliorated by an elevation of blood pressure.
We confirmed the general finding from earlier research that students have least interest in biological psychology. We also showed a trend, found by some but not all earlier studies, of higher interest in clinical and social 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. According to the research, women and men--by which they meant straight women and men--have very different responses to sexually explicit material.
Four (14.8%) journals were ranked in the top quartile of their respective domains: Applied Animal Behavior Science (79th percentile, Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science), Behavioral and Brain Sciences (93rd percentile, Biological Psychology), Behaviour Research and Therapy (88th percentile, Clinical Psychology), and Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (ECP; 78th percentile, Clinical 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.