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What is psychobiology?
The study of the role of physiology and anatomy in the regulation and execution of behaviour.
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What can the topics in psychobiology range from?
The roles of hormones in sexual reproduction, the effect of glucose deprivation on hunger, the relationship between hormone secretion and stress, the effect of relaxing music on heart rate.
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Neuroscience is a similar discipline to psychobiology but limits itself to certain parts of the body - which are?
The brain and spinal cord
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What are the parts in neuroscience called together?
The central nervous system.
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Why is the central nervous system called that?
Because not only do they occupy the central position of the body but they are also the most important part of the nervous system for maintaining and producing behaviour.
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