Biological psychology is also called physiological psychology, neuro-psychology, psychobiology and psychophysiology. As the names suggest, it is trying to understand the biological underpinnings of human behavior.
If people are like computers, biological psych is about the hardware. There are lots of software fixes you can add but this class deals with basic hardware you’re given.
What could be a better icon for biological psych than a woman unaware that she is slowly killing herself in hopes of being fashionable. This is Russell Patterson’s 1920s rendition of Where There Is Smoke There Is Fire. Biological Psych covers many of the stupid things we do to ourselves while trying to be cool.
BiologicalPsych.com is a website with posts about genetics, neurons, drugs, the brain and everything else in the head There is a blog for the general public and more detailed lessons for students taking a university level course.
Check out BiologicalPsych.com.