Gini Nelson\’s Engaging Conflicts

April 9, 2007

We Still Need Psychology-They Study Different Things —

Filed under: Theory To Practice — Gini @ 5:03 am

istock_000001894194medium.jpg Psychology studies behavior, and neuroscience studies the nervous system. They overlap in studying what is commonly called “the mind.”

ScienceBlogs reinitiated a revised “Ask a ScienceBlogger” feature, wherein an expert will respond to readers’ questions. This week they responded to this question:

What’s the difference between psychology and neuroscience? Is psychology still relevant as we learn more about the brain and how it works?

They conclude that studying both psychology and neuroscience is the best way to understand it all: behavior, the nervous system, the mind.

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  1. Thanks, always good posts on your blog!

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