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Chapter 2 The Biology of the Mind

Chapter 2 The Biology of the Mind

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Karten 143
Sprache English
Kategorie Psychologie
Stufe Grundschule
Erstellt / Aktualisiert 16.10.2014 / 16.10.2014
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studying of bumps on the skull and their relationship to mental abilities and character traits


Who is Franz Gall

made up phrenology

when did Franz Gall discover phrenology

early 1800s

Phrenology yielded one big idea....

that the brain might have diff areas that do diff things

localization of function

the brain might have different areas that do different things

Biological psychology includes what

neuroscience, behavior genetics, neuropsychology, and evolutionary psychology

all of the subspecialties of biological psychology explore different aspects of:

how the nature of mind and behavior is rooted in our biological heritage

what are the "atoms" of the mind