The Biological Basis of Behavior

The Biological Basis of Behavior

[WLOs: 1, 2] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the directives below carefully. Contact your instructor with any questions using the listed forms of contact found under the “People” tab in the left navigation of your online classroom. For your research, it is suggested you use the PubMed Central (Links to an external site.) web page. You may also consider reviewing the PubMed Central Quick Start Guide (Links to an external site.) and PubMed Tutorials (Links to an external site.) to help you navigate the resource more effectively.

Your final project, which began with your Week 2 and Week 3 written assignments, is an analysis and discussion of the role of the brain in a disorder or a brain process.

In your paper,

  • Analyze of the role of the brain in a disorder or a brain process.
  • Examine the neuroanatomy of the topic, the neurotransmitter systems involved, and any other biological system, such as hormones, that may be involved.
  • Identify any life-span implications, how the topic is studied, and relevant history of the topic.
  • Describe behavioral processes that are involved in the disorder or brain process.
    • Disorders and behaviors that have heavy social influences are not suitable topics.

The Biological Basis of Behavior final project

Attention Students: The Masters of Arts in Psychology program is utilizing the Folio portfolio tool as a repository for student scholarly work in the form of signature assignments completed within the program. After receiving feedback for this Integrative Literature Review, please implement any changes recommended by the instructor, go to your Folio account and upload the revised Integrative Literature Review as a project in your portfolio. (Use the Setting Up and Using Folio (Links to an external site.) guide to create an account if you do not already have one.) The upload of signature assignments will take place after completing each course. Be certain to upload revised signature assignments throughout the program as the portfolio and its contents will be used in other courses and may be used by individual students as a professional resource tool.

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