BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
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Focuses on the biological factors that influence behavior, how the brain processes information, the structures of the brain and the roles each part of the brain plays, the endocrine system and its effect on behavior, and brain injuries and infections. Topics covered include the nervous system, neurons and neurotransmitters, the autonomic and parasympathetic nervous systems, divisions and hemispheres of the brain, the limbic system, split-brain surgery, brain imaging (CT, PET, MRI), different glands and hormones, Parkinson’s disease, genes and behavior, twin studies.
This title is part of the series: WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?
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