What is Biopsychology? - Definition & Basics


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What is biopsychology?

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1. Which of these is NOT a field closely related to biopsychology?

2. Aside from existing mental illness, what is another common way that biopsychology is encountered by people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you're interested in finding out how much you know about biopsychology, you've reached the right place! This interactive quiz and printable worksheet are filled with multiple-choice questions designed to gauge your comprehension of fields related to biopsychology, the case of Phineas Gage and the use of animal studies in biopsychology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of biopsychology
  • Fields closely related to biopsychology
  • Common way biopsychology is encountered by people
  • Reason the case of Phineas Gage is not very definitive
  • Situation that calls for animal studies to be used in biopsychology research

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms like biopsychology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a common way people encounter biopsychology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding fields that are and are not closely related to biopsychology

Additional Learning

Paired with this quiz and worksheet is a lesson called What is Biopsychology? - Definition & Basics. By studying this lesson, you can build your knowledge of the following:

  • Alternate names for the field of biopsychology
  • Scientific model named for Rene Descartes
  • Types of tests often included in mental health exams
  • Biopsychology treatment option for a chemical imbalance