Major Movements in Psychology

Neurobiological Theories

What are neurobiological theories of psychology?

Neurobiological theories of psychology investigate the links between the brain and the mind. The assumption is that all psychological processes can be linked to specific patterns of brain activity and that understanding the neurobiological substrates of behavior can only enhance our understanding of human psychology. With the remarkable technological advances of recent years, our ability to study the workings of the brain and its relationship to psychological processes has grown at an extremely rapid pace.


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