principles of psychology 5

1200 word minimum word count total for assignment. Cite and reference 3 sources in APA format.

1.According to the Society for Neuroscience (2011), the field of neuroscience has grown from 500 members in 1969 to over 40,000 members (Cacioppo and Freberg, 2013, p. 131).

1. How could the field of psychology and neuroscience work congruently to benefit society?

2. Is neuroscience the “New Frontier” of the mind?

2. Cacioppo and Freberg (2013) stated, “Although we can identify structures that participate in certain behaviors, the biology of mind involves intricate and overlapping patterns of activity involving many richly connected structures” (p. 145).

1. Did this happen without the existence of God?

2. Does this alter your beliefs?

3…….. The case of Phineas Gage was discussed by Cacioppo and Freberg (2013, pgs. 158-159). How does learning about this case help you understand brain trauma?

Does this help you understand how behavior can change as the result of it? Why or why not?

4………….. Read Cacioppo and Freberg (2013, pgs. 160-161) “Psychology as a Hub Science: Law, Responsibility and the Brain”.

1. Does neuroscience have a place in the criminal justice system?

2. Before being paroled, would brain imaging help protect society? Why or why not?