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University of Guelph
PSYC 2410
Boyer Winters

Chapter 1 The relation of biopsychology and other disciplines of NeuroscienceNeuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous systemNeuroanatomythe study of the structures of the nervous systemNeurochemistrythe study of the chemical bases of neural activityNeuroendocrinologythe study of interaction between the nervous system and the endocrine systemNeuropathologythe study of nervous system disordersNeuropharmacologythe study of the effects of drugs on neural activityNeurophysiologythe study of the functions and activities of the nervous systemTypes of Research Characterizing the Biological ApproachHuman and Nonhuman SubjectsThe evolutionary continuity of the brain allows the use of nonhuman animals in the labNon human animals require the highest standards of animal care and maintenanceComparative approach for example of the brains of species that do not have a cerebral cortex with those that do Experiments and nonexperimentsExperiments study causationcontrol for confounding variablesbetweensubjects design different group of subjects tested under each conditionwithinsubjects design the same group of subjects is tested under each conditionindependent and dependent variablesQuasiexperimental studies
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