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Chapter 1 Outline

Introduction: Human or Machine?

The Brain Is Full of Surprises

Study questions: 1

What Is Biological Psychology?

Study questions: 2 | 3

Five Viewpoints Explore the Biology of Behavior

Study questions: 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

BOX 1.1 We Are All Alike, and We Are All Different

Three Approaches Relate Brain and Behavior

Study questions: 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

Neuroplasticity: Behavior Can Change the Brain

Study questions: 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17

Biological Psychologists Use Several Levels of Analysis

Study questions: 18 | 19

A Preview of the Book: Relations between Brain and Behavior

Study questions: 20 | 21

Neuroscience Contributes to Our Understanding of Human Disorders

Study questions: 22 | 23 | 24

Animal Research Makes Vital Contributions

Study questions: 25 | 26 | 27

The History of Research on the Brain and Behavior Begins in Antiquity

Study questions: 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43

BOX 1.2 Bigger Better? The Case of the Brain and Intelligence

The Cutting Edge: Neuroscience Is Advancing at a Tremendous Rate

Study questions: 44 | 45


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