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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I first knew of Bill from his Psychobiology of Sensory Coding (Uttal, 1973), a great book for its time.
Regarding university departments, 23.9% of the university professors (n= 113) belong to the area of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatments, 14.8% to the area of Behavioral Sciences Methodology (n= 70), 16.1% to the area of Basic Psychology (n= 76), 16.7% to the area of Social Psychology (n= 77), 6.8% to the area of Psychobiology (n= 32) and 22% to the area of Developmental and Educational Psychology (n= 104).
The research was supported by the Israeli Science Foundation, the Binational Science Foundation, a Seventh Framework Programme Marie Curie Actions Career Integration Grant, the German-Israeli Foundation and the National Institute for Psychobiology in Israel.
The following chapter, "Pseudoscience and Psychobiology: The simuladores del talento," more clearly draws out the connection between a burgeoning interest in science and monster-related fears.
Prof Parrott, an international authority on human psychobiology, will join Dr Chris van Tulleken, pre-T senter of BBC's Trust Me, I'm a Doctor and co-presenter of Channel 4's Medicine Men Go Wild, and Niamh Eastwood, executive director of Release, the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, for The Effects of Recreational Drugs event.
The authors thank Diagnosticos das Americas S/A (DASA) for the magnetic resonance images, Center for Psychobiology and Exercise Studies and Associacao Brasil Parkinson.
In this issue of the Journal Acta Colombiana de Psicologia a special section is devoted to contribute to the dissemination of research related to the area of Psychophysiology, Neuropsychology and Psychobiology in any of their fields of intervention (clinical, educational and basic) in which findings of interest related to the role of the Psychophysiologist, Neuropsychologist and Psychobiologist in the fields mentioned above support the intervention on the client's problems (qualitative and quantitative analysis, rehabilitation, standards).
Could the psychobiology of widespread anxiety and worry (solicitude) be experienced not only by the generation that witnessed and lived through those devastating events, but also by their progeny, who were not yet born during the traumatic events?
They encompass the categories of career transition; certification, credentialing, and the roles of sport and exercise psychologists; disability; emotion; exercise health; group dynamics; the history and foundations of the field; leadership; morality, aggression, and ethics in sport; motivation; motor control; perception and cognition in sport; personality and psychological characteristics in sport; psychobiology; psychological skills and interventions; psychosociocultural considerations; self-concept, self-preservation, and identity; and youth sport.
Meyer was also involved in the founding of the NCMH and would intellectually influence the mental hygiene movement through his theory of psychobiology, which posited that personalities could be known through observing how individuals organized themselves.
The findings, published in the journal Developmental Psychobiology, involved eight girls and seven boys.