PsychobiologyGuide to Becoming a Psychobiologist
Master the connection of the biological connection to psychological functioning. Apply this knowledge to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Study neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory, physiology of perception and cognition, psychopharmacology, and experimental design and research methods.
Detail for CIP Code 42.2706
Title: Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology.
Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific course study of the biological bases of psychological functioning, and their application to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Includes instruction in functional neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory storage and retrieval, physiology of cognition and perception, physiological bases of psychopathology and behavioral disorders, psychopharmacology, comparative psychobiology, and specialized experimental design and research methods.See also: 30.1001) Biopsychology.