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Encyclopedia > Biopsychology
This article or section should be merged with biological psychology

Psychobiology, also called biopsychology, is the scientific study of mental functioning and behavior in relation to other biological processes, or put another way, of the effects of cognition, emotions, and experience on animal physiology. Psychobiology also studies the biology of behavior and mental processes.


Divisions of psychobiology:

Related areas of scientific study that deal with the same fundamental area but have different emphases include:

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Biopsychology at George Mason University: Welcome (326 words)
Here you can find information about the biopsychology graduate programs the University offers, including program requirements and application forms; information about financial aid and other support; and individual pages for our professors and students, detailing the research they are working on, CVs, and posters/publications.
Biopsychology is the study of the biological bases of behavior: how the brain affects behavior.
Biopsychology includes human and animal studies of the role of specific brain regions and neurochemical factors in behavior.
Biopsychology (BS) | Psychology Department (268 words)
Biopsychology is an interdisciplinary area of study (traditionally a subfield of psychology) where the major area of interest is the relationship between physiological and psychological systems.
The biopsychology major prepares students for graduate study in biopsychology, neuropsychology, neurobiology, or related fields and for careers requiring a solid foundation in science.
Graduate programs in biopsychology (also known as physiological psychology, psychobiology, and behavioral neuroscience) are often located in psychology departments.
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