Psychobiology: Definition & History


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Which of the following provides the BEST definition of psychobiology?

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1. What are the earliest origins of psychobiology?

2. Which of the following BEST explains the theory of dualism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of psychobiology, including its definition and origins. Practice questions also look at the theory of dualism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of psychobiology
  • Origins of psychobiology
  • Theory of dualism
  • Components of the central nervous system

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the theory of dualism
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the relationship between the brain and the spinal cord in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the central nervous system

Additional Learning

Human behavior is a complex subject. The lesson Psychobiology: Definition & History looks at the field of psychobiology and its development to explain human behavior. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Origins of psychobiology
  • Camillo Golgi's discovery
  • Role of axons and dendrites