Biological Basis of Behavior Discussion Questions

Biological Basis of - evidence for the evolution of the human brain what would you say Here are a few issues to think about forming your answer

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Biological Basis of Behavior Discussion Questions Discussion 1 5/11 Dualism is a very important notion to consider in a course that examines the interaction between the brain and behavior. Dualism is the philosophical notion that behavior is controlled by both a mind and a body. Based on the sections on Descartes and Darwin, defend either the position of dualism or materialism with supportive arguments. Discussion Question Week 2 There are many interesting inferences that can be generated from this chapter regarding the evolutionary history of the brain. Based on the information contained within the chapter, if someone asked you to describe the evolutionary history of the brain and
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Unformatted text preview: evidence for the evolution of the human brain, what would you say? Here are a few issues to think about forming your answer: what evidence is there for a brain that has changed throughout history? How does the development of the brain from conception to death and brain plasticity support arguments for evolutionary changes in the brain? What evidence do we have for the idea that the human brain has evolved to accommodate human behavior? Discussion Question Week 3 Describe the 5 types of glial cells. How do the 5 types of glial cells support the functions of the brain?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course PSYC 2100 taught by Professor Collins during the Spring '11 term at Nova Southeastern University.

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