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Biopsychology

Biopsychology studies how biological processes influence behaviors, feelings and thoughts. Alternative names for this subject include physiological psychology and behavioral neuroscience. If you'd like to combine science and psychology in your educational career, then keep reading.

Inside Biopsychology

Biopsychology combines biological science with the study of psychology. Individuals in the field of biopsychology believe that the studies of behavior and biology are strongly connected and together can lead to a better understanding of human and animal behavior. Studies in the field also explore neurobiology and statistics. A degree in biopsychology opens the door to many different areas of employment. Opportunities will vary depending on your level of education and chosen specialty.

Education Information

A degree in biopsychology is available at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. Students spend time in labs and learn through experimentation. Those interested in pursuing graduate degrees in biopsychology, particularly at the doctoral level, should know that admission is very competitive. In order to be a qualified candidate for a graduate program, an aspiring biopsychologist should complete psychology coursework and lab research as an undergraduate. The Study.com links below will provide you with information about the various degree options in biopsychology.

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