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Intro to Biological Psychology

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Which of the following do biopsychologists study?

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1. When you're at a restaurant and the waiter comes out with your dinner, which system is responsible for telling your brain that your food has arrived?

2. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this short quiz, you'll need to understand what the field of biological psychology - or biopsychology - encompasses. You'll also need to recognize a few vocabulary words related to the field.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • What biopsychologists study
  • What neurons are part of
  • Eating disorders
  • An example of neuroplasticity
  • What controls human behaviors and feelings

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as neuroplasticity
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the basics of biological psychology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what drives human behavior and emotions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about perspectives in biopsychology

Additional Learning

For more information, review the accompanying lesson, Intro to Biological Psychology. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Biological causes for behavior
  • The nervous system
  • The endocrine system
  • Behavioral neuroscientists
  • Structural changes in the brain
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