What is psychobiology?
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Psychobiology is a scientific discipline studies human behavior defined as a biological property. It integrates scientific approaches to analyze the biological processes and systems involved in human behavior and its relation to the environment with a special emphasis to the nervous system. Psychophysiology, behavioral neuroscience, behavioral neurobiology, biopsychology, etc., are some of the disciplines related to psychobiology, and among its branches are: neuropsychology, physiological psychology, psychopharmacology, and cognitive neuroscience.
• The human body as an integrated unity;
• The biological processes and systems involved in human behavior;
• The incorporation of the biological perspective in the study of psychological processes;
• The active and adaptive response of the human body to the environment.
• Description of human behavior;
• Evolutional study of human behavior;
• Observation of human behavior development and its biological characteristics throughout life;
• Study of psychobiology applications such as human behavior disorders.