Learning Objectives

2.1 Explain why neuroscience, genetics, and an evolutionary perspective are increasingly important in understanding psychopathology.

2.2 Describe how information is communicated within the human brain.

2.3 Describe the major techniques used to view the human brain at work and their related ethical implications.

2.4 Explain what brain networks are and how they influence human behavior.

2.5 Explain the function of genes, epigenetics, and endophenotypes.

2.6 Ask critical questions about psychopathology from an evolutionary perspective.