Why do we think, feel, and act the way we do?
Are our behaviors and thinking the products of biology or of our environments?
History and Approaches
1. Major figures in the history of psychology
2. The influence of philoso
Should we trust our intuition?
How do we come to know things?
What rules should govern our use of science?
Two fundamental errors in critical thinking:
- Overconfidence: think we are better than we actually are
Unit 3 - Biological Bases of Behavior
Essential Question #1 - Is the mind distinct from the body?
Possible answer: No, there is no distinction. There is only the body.
A. The Nervous System (Micro)
1. Neuron: nerve cells, make up our entire nervous sys