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University of Phoenix Material Biological Psychology Worksheet Answer the following questions in short-essay format. Be prepared to discuss your answers. 1. What is biological psychology? Biological psychology is based on the psychological and neurological factors of what the brain is containing. Figuring out a certain brain reason for its behaviors either it me normal or mentally challenged, also known as a chemical imbalance in the brain for a person not to function correctly like a normal brain would. The studies that play in to this is behavioral, genetics and much more. 2. What is the historical development of biological psychology? One example is: 1805-1836 Darwin called his theory the voyage of the beagle which he believed that he found the theory of natural selection while traveling the entire world. 3. Name one to three important theorists associated with biological psychology. Rene Descartes he believed that animal spirits are the ones that caused our behaviors he also described humans as status like the ones who had water running through them. 4. Describe the relationship between biological psychology and other fields in psychology and neuroscience. Humans are used as experimental subjects but in behavior, and as for neuroscience they use monkeys, rats etc. mostly any animal that may come close to a human being. The relationship between them is that we have similar tendencies. 5. Describe the major underlying assumptions of a bio psychological approach. Many would say that certain mental problems would cause biological factors and that biological factors would cause mental factors. They strongly believe that the biological and mental process are linked to one
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