Physiological Psychology: Is this field necessary?

Let’s continue our discussion on what specifically defines the field of Physiological Psychology. You now know that Physiological Psychology (or Biological Psychology) is a field at the intersection of biology and psychology. This field looks at psychology (feelings, thoughts and behavior) from the vantage point of physiology, or human biology (hormones, nerves and brain functions). Both psychology and physiology have a reciprocal relationship in which one affects the other and vice versa.

Examine the difference between a biological focus on feelings, thoughts and behavior versus a purely psychological focus on these same functions. Is one of these two perspectives more important than the other when looking at the brain and behavior?

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