from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the effects of cognition, emotions, and experience on animal physiology.
- n. The school of psychology that interprets personality, behavior, and mental illness in terms of responses to interrelated biological, social, cultural, and environmental factors.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study of the biological basis for cognition and other mental processes
- n. The branch of psychology that interprets psychological phenomena in terms of adaptation to biological, environmental etc factors
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of biological science which treats of the interrelations or interactions between body and mind, or between states or changes in the body and states or changes in consciousness.
The author of the educational "Improbable Antics" is Dario Maestripieri, holder of a doctorate in psychobiology and someone who specializes in primate behavior.
This work reinforces another lesson of developmental psychobiology, which is that the relevant aspects of the ontogenetic niche are
• Schumann resonances have gone beyond the boundaries of physics, invading medicine, raising interest in artists and musicians, and gaining interest from fringe fields such as psychobiology and yoga.
Our frivolity reminded me of the recent research by Jaak Panksepp, a professor of psychobiology who documented that animals laughed before humans.
The theory of psychobiology implicates natural and innate instincts as the culprit stating that everything we do is to get sex, and then sometimes, as in this case, more sex and procreation then we need.
Stoller's attraction to feminism eventually landed her in grad school for psychobiology and social psychology, but she was acutely aware of straddling two different cultures. ...
“There is increasing evidence that perinatal stress and pain can have long-term effects—and the most stressful thing that happens to any baby is being born,” says Vivette Glover, professor of perinatal psychobiology at Imperial College London.
Equally uncertain, at the present state of our knowledge, is the validity of some assumptions about human genetics and psychobiology which I made for narrative purposes.
The fetal programming idea that derived from it resulted in a cascade of research -- a cascade that's now reshaping pediatrics and developmental psychobiology.
These images were created for use in Psychology 116, the psychobiology laboratory course, to train students in data analysis and interpretation.