Historical timeline showing key discoveries and publications that have impacted on the development of psychobiology

Descartes, René 1637 Discours de la Méthode (1637). Meditations on First Philosophy (1641). Description of the Human Body (1647). Passions of the Soul (1649). Mind-body dualism Hume, David 1739 A Treatise of Human Nature (1739). An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748). Causality Schopenhauer, Arthur 1818 The World as Will and Representation (1818 - 1844). Unconscious; drives; importance of experience. Bernard, Claude 1858 Principes de Médecine Expérimentale (1858-1877). An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine (1865). Milieu intérieur (homeostasis) Broca, Paul 1861 Sur le principe des localisations cérébrales (1861). Perte de la parole, ramollissement chronique et destruction partielle du lobe antérieur [...]

Historical timeline showing key discoveries and publications that have impacted on the development of psychobiology2020-02-05T14:08:31+00:00

Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy – II

Strongly Disagree Disagree Does Not Apply Agree Strongly Agree I am able to describe the inflammatory process as a response to stress, and to outline at least 2 impacts on the systems of the body (autonomic nervous system, HPA axis, neuroendocrinology) I can explain human vulnerability to stress and distinguish developmental factors from adult experiences I have increased understanding of the interaction between emotion and physiology and am to be able to discuss at least 2 current theories on the relationship between the mind and physiology I can explain recent findings on the relationship between diet and the inflammatory response, and [...]

Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy – II2019-08-14T17:21:07+01:00

Recommendations for psychotherapists studying neurobiology

Authored by Henry Strick van Linschoten A difficult subject Neurobiology, even more than biology in general, has become deeply rooted in a multidisciplinary background. As a result, a full insight and evaluation capability of neurobiological research requires a reasonable command of a number of sub-disciplines, including biology itself, chemistry, biochemistry, physics and computer science. Nevertheless, there are possibilities for an educated professional from a different discipline such as psychology to not only make sense of what is involved in neurobiological research findings, but to do this at a level substantially ahead of journalistic popularisation. Character of the module's study material The [...]

Recommendations for psychotherapists studying neurobiology2019-08-22T15:11:56+01:00